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.
New legislation could help water-strapped regions of the state meet their obligations to deliver water to Kansas, New Mexico and Texas.
As wells run dry due to development, population growth and climate change, old groundwater is becoming increasingly important.
The Gila River Indian Community is ensuring that members can use their own resources while helping solve water supply problems in the region.
Scientists are exploring how droughts can lead to chronically dry soil that sucks up more water than normal in the American West.