The Ute Indian Tribe is suing to get back its water and asserting that the misappropriation is one of a decades-long string of racially motivated schemes to deprive it of its rights and property.
A new pipeline will provide running water to some of the 30 to 40% of Navajo Nation residents who still live without it in their homes.
The Navajo Gallup Water Supply Project, under construction in New Mexico, is testing approaches for improving access to running water.
President Biden’s nomination of U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico to lead the Department of the Interior is historic on many levels.
Where groundwater gives way to warm springs, a fight continues over building a new desert town outside Las Vegas.
As climate change and overuse reduce water supplies, the gap between “paper water” (the legal right to use water) and “actual water” (what’s available) is widening.
The Zuni tribe's homeland is one of the most parched sections of the country. The tribe has already declared three drought emergencies in the last 15 years. Will it survive the next one?
This year, tribal nations enter negotiations over Colorado River water.