Decades of climate change-driven drought, combined with the overpumping of aquifers, is making the valley desperately dry — and appears to be intensifying the levels of heavy metals in drinking water.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that protection of wetlands encompasses only wetlands that adjoin rivers, lakes and other bodies of water.
The state’s fixation on oil and gas development threatens the Colorado River watershed.
The variability in pollution laws nationwide may be caused by the EPA not requiring state enforcement.
It has survived invasive predators, too-cold water, poisoning, electro-shocks, and a ginormous dam. Still, the chub persists.
Some Colorado residents have been experiencing drinking water contamination for years. When the water will be safe to drink is unknown.
Colorado joins three other states in approving a new rule that clears the way for drinking treated wastewater.
Coloradans want the state’s top water road map to be more equitable, but finalizing plans has been difficult.
A historic increase in federal water infrastructure funding is coming over the next five years, thanks to the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Coloradans exposed to drinking water tainted by lead or so-called “forever chemicals" will see clean water faster.
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