Upper basin states seek added leverage to protect their river shares amid difficult talks with California and the lower basin
With unpredictable water resources, farmers in New Mexico must gamble in order to keep their agricultural production viable.
A bill making it easier for stream-restoration projects to take place has been gutted after stakeholders couldn’t reach an agreement.
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.
Five articles from The Conversation’s archive explain what’s happening and what’s at stake in the Colorado River basin’s drought crisis.
There’s desperation in the desert – for communities that could run out of water if the Colorado River keeps shrinking from overuse and climate change. Many are now looking...
Lake Powell’s decline offers an opportunity to recover the landscape at Glen Canyon, but it also presents serious challenges.
Colorado officials have drafted a bill aimed at addressing a tension between stream restoration projects and water rights holders.
A high stakes standoff is playing out over how to save the Colorado River. And with the biggest man-made reservoir in America — Lake Mead — running dry, time...
Two proposed pumped water storage projects that could expand Colorado’s ability to store renewable energy are moving forward.