Decades of climate change-driven drought, combined with the overpumping of aquifers, is making the valley desperately dry — and appears to be intensifying the levels of heavy metals in drinking water.
Even a deep snowpack in the West likely won't be enough to end the drought.
New Mexico is behind in water inspections for the third year in a row, leaving water quality in question.
In a first-of-its-kind project, scientists will trace snow from where it arrives in the atmosphere, to where it melts into the ground.
Colorado water officials hope to combat algae blooms caused by rising temperatures and an increased use of phosphorus-laced lawn fertilizers.
Snowpack in Colorado is melting earlier than expected due to an increase in dust storm severity.
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.
Arizona’s powerful will to grow is challenged by extreme heat, deep drought, and serious water-related stress.
Western cities are using new tactics to address shrinking water supplies due to drought and population growth.