As severe water scarcity becomes an increasingly real and dire prospect for Arizona, looking south to Sonora offers important insight.
40 million people rely on the Colorado River system for water and power. But after 20 years of drought, the river basin is running low. For the Water Desk,...
Upper basin states seek added leverage to protect their river shares amid difficult talks with California and the lower basin
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.
Drought in the West persists, but the increase in snowpack will likely allow for a significant recovery in reservoirs and soil moisture.
Five articles from The Conversation’s archive explain what’s happening and what’s at stake in the Colorado River basin’s drought crisis.
The federal government is trying to save the water supply for 40 million Americans. It has released three possible plans to protect the Colorado River Basin, which is facing...
Even a deep snowpack in the West likely won't be enough to end the drought.
There’s desperation in the desert – for communities that could run out of water if the Colorado River keeps shrinking from overuse and climate change. Many are now looking...
Lake Powell’s decline offers an opportunity to recover the landscape at Glen Canyon, but it also presents serious challenges.