State officials draft bill on stream restoration
Colorado officials have drafted a bill aimed at addressing a tension between stream restoration projects and water rights holders.
A new strategy for western states to adapt to long-term drought: Customized water pricing
Rather than raising everyone’s water prices, we propose a customized approach that lets individual consumers decide whether to pay higher prices.
Grizzly Reservoir to be drained next summer for rehab work
The rehabilitation of Grizzly Dam addresses safety concerns of corroded steel, seepage and operational problems.
Douglas County says no to developers’ San Luis Valley water export proposal
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.
Arizona’s future water shock
Smaller cities. Soaring water prices. Scorched desert towns.
Popular ditch inventories remain private despite being publicly funded
Is Colorado’s most precious resource a public good or a private property right?
Why Wall Street investors’ trading California water futures is nothing to fear – and...
Some worry about Wall Street’s involvement in trading water, but two researchers argue the risks are likely overblown.
Water managers cope with climate change – Water Buffs Podcast ep. 2 – Cynthia Koehler
Water Desk Director Mitch Tobin talks to Cynthia Koehler, director of the Water Now Alliance, about the many challenges facing water providers and the solutions they are pursuing to make water systems more resilient and sustainable.
Western Colorado water purchases stir up worries about the future of farming
Part of a series by Aspen Journalism, KUNC, KJZZ and The Nevada Independent exploring how investors are banking on the West’s water scarcity.
Polis signs five major water bills into law: instream flows, anti-speculating, and more
Colorado enacted five major pieces of water legislation, including providing more water for environmental flows and studying how to limit water speculation.
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