State inspections lag for New Mexico’s primary drinking water source
New Mexico is behind in water inspections for the third year in a row, leaving water quality in question.
Scientists in the East River watershed collect ‘mountains of data’ to understand water in...
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.
Heading to the lake? Colorado trying new tools, including P-Free lawns, to combat toxic...
Colorado water officials hope to combat algae blooms caused by rising temperatures and an increased use of phosphorus-laced lawn fertilizers.
Early peak runoff for Western Slope rivers
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.
Water and colonialism in New Mexico – Water Buffs Podcast ep. 10 – Julia Bernal
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.
At Peak of Its Wealth and Influence, Arizona’s Desert Civilization Confronts A Reckoning Over...
Arizona’s powerful will to grow is challenged by extreme heat, deep drought, and serious water-related stress.
New era? Western cities using wetland parks, stormwater capture and mobile wastewater collection
Western cities are using new tactics to address shrinking water supplies due to drought and population growth.
Colorado lawmakers propose millions in funding to slash groundwater use; curb water profiteering
New legislation could help water-strapped regions of the state meet their obligations to deliver water to Kansas, New Mexico and Texas.
Ancient groundwater: Why the water you’re drinking may be thousands of years old
As wells run dry due to development, population growth and climate change, old groundwater is becoming increasingly important.