Colorado River Basin

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

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