The May 2023 deal staves off an immediate water crisis but does not solve long-term problems in the Colorado River Basin.
The state’s fixation on oil and gas development threatens the Colorado River watershed.
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.
Farmers and ranchers in Colorado have submitted proposals to help restore the Colorado River, but the impacts remain uncertain.
The variability in pollution laws nationwide may be caused by the EPA not requiring state enforcement.
Colorado officials have drafted a bill aimed at addressing a tension between stream restoration projects and water rights holders.
Rather than raising everyone’s water prices, we propose a customized approach that lets individual consumers decide whether to pay higher prices.
The rehabilitation of Grizzly Dam addresses safety concerns of corroded steel, seepage and operational problems.
Douglas County will not use COVID-relief funding to help finance a controversial $400 million-plus proposal to export farm water from the San Luis Valley to their fast-growing, water-short region.
Smaller cities. Soaring water prices. Scorched desert towns.
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