Colorado voters have narrowly passed a measure that will legalize sports betting and use the taxes raised to fund projects outlined in the Colorado Water Plan.
The cities of Aurora and Colorado Springs are looking to develop additional water in Eagle County and divert it to Colorado's Front Range.
Scientists fear that eventually the toxic residue of more than a century of agricultural runoff will be blown into the air — and into the lungs of residents.
The Trump administration's new rule ends federal protection under the Clean Water Act for many small streams and wetlands. But a scientist argues these are critical parts of river systems.
The combination of groundwater pumping and warmer temperatures is shrinking aquifers and lowering water tables in Arizona.
With the Southwest locked in a 19-year drought and climate change making the region increasingly drier, water managers and users along the Colorado River are facing a troubling question: Are we in a new, more arid era when there will never be enough water?
A new book looks at the Golden State’s history to understand its current water crisis.
The Water Desk is a new independent journalism initiative. We're starting up at a pivotal moment for both the news industry and water sector.
Residents of a mobile home park in Edwards say their well water tastes, looks and smells bad.
The Drought Contingency Plan for the Colorado River is a historic agreement but it has some serious shortcomings.