As climate change and overuse shrink Lake Powell, the emergent landscape is coming back...
Lake Powell’s decline offers an opportunity to recover the landscape at Glen Canyon, but it also presents serious challenges.
High stakes standoff
A high stakes standoff is playing out over how to save the Colorado River. And with the biggest man-made reservoir in America — Lake Mead — running dry, time...
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.
Water trouble in Rio Verde Foothills
An Arizona community may be ground zero for climate change in America. The Colorado River basin is in crisis — its reservoirs are running dry. Brad Hicks shows you...
Human actions created the Salton Sea, California’s largest lake – here’s how to save...
Irrigation practices that maintained the Salton Sea have been reduced, and excess water is being transferred to coastal cities instead.
Scientists studying water supply focus on weeks following peak snowpack
Water managers in the Colorado River Basin are gaining a better understanding that what happens in the weeks after peak snowpack.
Cash for Grass: Colorado to pay for turf removal, boost water conservation
Colorado has a new turf replacement program that will finance residential areas to switch their yards to more water efficient landscaping.
Recreation groups ask for more inclusion in state Water Plan
Colorado’s river recreation community is asking for more recognition in the update to the state’s Water Plan.
Farms use 80% of the West’s water. Some in Colorado use less, a lot...
A greenhouse in Colorado is using 95 percent less water to grow food compared to traditional agricultural practices.
Colorado OKs drinking treated wastewater; now to convince the public it’s a good idea
Colorado joins three other states in approving a new rule that clears the way for drinking treated wastewater.