House Bill 1157 would allow water-rights holders to temporarily loan their water to the Colorado Water Conservation Board’s instream-flow program with the goal of improving the natural environment.
Can Colorado find a fair way to set aside as much as 500,000 acre-feet of water in Lake Powell to protect the state from future drought?
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has determined that the operators of a marble quarry violated the Clean Water Act when they diverted a tributary of the Crystal River to make way for a mining road.
The operator of Marble’s famed Yule quarry, is facing scrutiny and possible penalties from federal and state regulators after an October diesel spill that shut down operations for nearly two months.
With millions of people under stay-at-home orders, water is sitting in the pipes of empty office buildings and gyms, getting old and potentially dangerous.
A new bill seeks to resolve the debate over how ranchers and other water users can maintain their historical water use when dry conditions trigger cutbacks.
Can carbon credits save Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta islands and protect California’s vital water hub?
An ambitious plan would use carbon credits as incentives to convert Delta islands to wetlands or rice to halt subsidence and potentially raise island elevations.
Water utilities initiated emergency action plans, asking hundreds of employees to work from home to limit the virus’ spread and to help protect the workers needed to operate water treatment and delivery systems.
Cloud seeding disperses dust-sized silver iodide particles into clouds so that ice crystals can form on those particles and fall to the ground as snow.
This year, tribal nations enter negotiations over Colorado River water.