Colorado River Basin

A view of the Continental Divide from the CBS4 Mountain Cam on Mar. 20, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Snowpack Struggles As Drought More Than Doubles Since Christmas

As of March 20 it was 81 percent of normal, down from 92 percent on March 6.

03/20/2015

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All Eyes On Potential Weekend Storm As Colorado Snowpack Continues To Drop

As of Feb. 17 the state is sitting at 79 percent of the median which is down two percent in less than week.

02/17/2015

A view of the Colorado River from a scenic overlook at Glen Canyon on Nov. 22, 2004, in Page, Ariz. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

Satellites Show Major Southwest Groundwater Loss

Groundwater losses from the Colorado River basin appear massive enough to challenge long-term water supplies for the seven states and parts of Mexico that it serves, according to a new study released Thursday that used NASA satellites.

07/24/2014

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High Country Businesses Reveling In Good Snowpack

Two years after seeing a historic low, Vail Valley businesses are celebrating a good snow year.

04/08/2014

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Colorado Statewide Snowpack Slightly Above Normal

Snowpack levels throughout Colorado remain normal despite a dry second half of December.

01/09/2014

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Low Snowpack Has Ripple Effect On Paddling Season

Canoe? Check. Paddle? Check. Life preserver? Check. Epic whitewater conditions? Maybe next year.

05/27/2012

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Summit County Drawing Up Plan To Deal With Drought

Summit County officials are seeking options to deal with a severe drought.

05/08/2012

A view of the Colorado River from a scenic overlook at Glen Canyon on Nov. 22, 2004, in Page, Ariz. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

Hispanic Group Launches Colorado River Campaign

Hispanic leaders in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Colorado are sending a musical message to policy makers urging them to protect the Colorado River.

04/12/2012

Study Says More Cities Saving Water

A new study says cities in the southwest are doing a better job saving water.

06/23/2011