Colorado’s river recreation community is asking for more recognition in the update to the state’s Water Plan.
Colorado water officials hope to combat algae blooms caused by rising temperatures and an increased use of phosphorus-laced lawn fertilizers.
Glenwood Springs has secured a conditional water right for three whitewater parks on the Colorado River after a long fought court battle.
A prototype web tool uses historical data to give river users and water managers the ability to check an entire season’s flow forecast.
Three conservation groups in Colorado are working on a revision to a state law that would allow natural river features to get a water right.
Craig officials and river enthusiasts are hoping a long-overlooked natural resource just south of town can help create economic resilience.
With drought continuing to grip the American West, Colorado is declaring one of its last, mostly free-flowing rivers as over-appropriated.
Many streams that people count on for fishing, water and recreation are warming as global temperatures rise. But they aren’t all heating up in the same way.
Drought, growth, climate change, budget cuts, wildfires and competing demands for water are among the challenges facing the Colorado Water Plan.
Work underway in the Roaring Fork River will make for a smoother ride for boaters beginning this spring.