The Western Slope delivers 70% of the Colorado River water. So why do Aspen, Vail and other places want to replace thirsty turf?
State legislators created a Colorado River task force. John McClow, a prominent water official, argues that this represents a step backward.
Agriculture uses the vast majority of water in Colorado, but its cities depend upon Colorado River diversions. That just might be a problem. Some solutions?
Colorado governor to ask lawmakers for $1.9 million to create new policy and technology team to aid negotiators as river crisis deepens
We really would rather be getting news about another Super Bowl triumph. But the Colorado River is rapidly nearing total disfunction. It is the story.
The Congressional candidates were entertaining and depressing as they thrust and parried in their Club 20 debate. Where were the stories, the words that inspire, the bold visions for the future?
Las Vegas in 2007 bet on declining reservoir levels in the Colorado River. The bet is now paying off. Municipal water providers in Colorado have started tightening the spigot for landscaping. That move is also wise — but overdue?
Generation of electricity at Glen Canyon Dam sags as Colorado and other Colorado River Basin states struggle to slow the decline of Lake Powell.
Another nice spring day—in mid-winter. But that early spring of recent years has never boded well for summer time heat and all that comes with it.
Are the political institutional agreements and water infrastructure of the 20th century in the Colorado River Basin flexible enough for a hotter, dryer climate?