In response to the ongoing drought, Colorado has offered to pay ranchers to leave their water right in the river when levels sink to critically low levels.
State officials are hoping dire climate predictions and water shortages will convince Coloradans to get involved in planning how to share a dwindling resource.
Seven states in the West have been given until August 15th to implement new strategies and tools to conserve the Colorado River.
The Pitkin County Board of County Commissioners has approved funding toward a ditch piping project to keep more water in Hunter Creek.
Turf replacement, wildfire, groundwater sustainability funding among water wins as Colorado legislative session ends
The Colorado General Assembly passed bills concerning groundwater, wildfire mitigation, watershed restoration, turf replacement and more.
Julia Bernal, director of the Pueblo Action Alliance, talks to Water Desk Director Mitch Tobin about the legacy of colonialism in New Mexico and its impact on water issues.
Flow targets for the environment and recreation are lacking, according to a recent report.
Fast-growing Douglas County communities need more water. Is a controversial San Luis Valley export...
Douglas County commissioners consider spending $10 million to help finance a controversial San Luis Valley farm water export proposal.
The Fetcher Ranch, like many in Colorado, is struggling with an abandonment policy that may strip water rights from the land.
Tanya Trujillo brings two decades of experience on Colorado River issues as she takes on the challenges of a river basin stressed by climate change.