The process of protecting environmental flows takes an important step forward as three laws passed in 2020 start to take effect this year.
Southwest Utah’s claim to Colorado River water is sparking conflict with other western states.
State health officials will request to fast-track authority over streams left unprotected after a 2020 rollback of Clean Water Act.
Imposing hefty taxes on speculative water sales, requiring that water rights purchased by investors be held for several years before they can be resold, and requiring special state approval of such sales are three ideas that might help Colorado protect its water resources from speculators.
State engineers in the Arkansas River basin are beginning to crack down on more than 10,000 ponds without legal water rights, which they say are harming senior rights holders.
A developer who disrupts wetlands or streams can offset that impact by buying credits generated from floodplain and ecosystem restoration.
An 18-member work group charged with exploring ways to strengthen Colorado’s anti-speculation water laws is getting down to business.
Terry Fulp, Regional Reclamation Director, urges continued collaboration and cooperation to meet the river's tough water management challenges ahead
An Arkansas Valley watercompany has left the State of Colorado on the hook for nearly $1.4 million and may face a rare foreclosure proceeding by the Colorado Water Conservation Board as a result.
Conservation groups and state regulators are alarmed by proposed changes to nationwide permits that authorize construction across streams and wetlands.