Amid a withering drought, New Mexico leaders struggle to plan for life with less...
New Mexico faces tough choices as a dire and historic drought continues and the Rio Grande is unable to give everyone what they want or need.
It’s all white: Colorado statewide snowpack tops 140%, though reservoirs still low
Drought in the West persists, but the increase in snowpack will likely allow for a significant recovery in reservoirs and soil moisture.
A Colorado River flows drop and tensions rise, water interests struggle to find solutions...
Experts warn that climate change has rendered old assumptions outdated about what the Colorado River can provide, leaving painful water cuts as the only way forward.
Human actions created the Salton Sea, California’s largest lake – here’s how to save...
Irrigation practices that maintained the Salton Sea have been reduced, and excess water is being transferred to coastal cities instead.
Carbondale Ranch, water trust launch 2nd effort to boost Crystal River flows
Cold Mountain Ranch and the Colorado Water Trust penned an agreement to improve the Crystal River’s streamflow and compensate nearby ranchers.
Special Report: Colorado, New Mexico struggle to save the blistered Rio Grande, with lessons...
Cities in New Mexico and Colorado are juggling water scarcity concerns over the Rio Grande.
Grizzly Reservoir to be drained next summer for rehab work
The rehabilitation of Grizzly Dam addresses safety concerns of corroded steel, seepage and operational problems.
A centuries-old system determines who gets water first and last
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.
What are PFAS, and why is the EPA warning about them in drinking water?...
A dangerous chemical, known as PFAS, is found in everything from nonstick cookware to carpets to ski wax.
Rivers can suddenly change course – scientists used 50 years of satellite images to...
Beyond flooding, the unpredictability of the world's rivers is perpetuated by rare avulsions, which can cause them to abruptly change course.
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