Colorado River

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Colorado Mountain Snow Is Bright Spot During Drought In West

Snowpack in the mountain valleys where the Colorado River originates was only a little below normal on Wednesday, marking one of the few bright spots in an increasingly grim drought gripping much of the West.

02/18/2015

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Colorado Snowpack Takes A Slight Dip After January Thaw

All 8 major river basins dropped 2 to 7 percent due to the very warm temperatures over the past week.

01/29/2015

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Colorado Snowpack Struggling In Some River Basins

The latest numbers for statewide snowpack show parts of Colorado are running behind where they should be for this time of year.

01/23/2015

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Colorado Wants To Capture Every Legal Drop Of State’s Snowmelt

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper rolled out a first-of-its kind water plan Wednesday, a draft plan to address the state’s projected future water shortage.

12/10/2014

The Colorado River (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

With Future Uncertain, Colorado Shields Its Water

With demand increasing across the West, Colorado is drawing up a strategy to keep some of the trillions of gallons of water that gushes out of the Rocky Mountains every spring.

12/09/2014

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)

Water Woes Among Topics For 8 Governors In Vegas

Facing dwindling water supplies, Western states are struggling to capture every drop with dam and diversion projects that some think could erode regional cooperation crucial to managing the scarce resource.

12/05/2014

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)

Colorado River Water-Conservation Effort To Begin

Providers of municipal water in Arizona, California, Nevada and Colorado are starting a conservation program for the Colorado River system.

10/08/2014

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2 Killed After Gyroplane Crashes Into Colorado River Near Loma

Two people aboard a helicopter-like aircraft were killed when it crashed into a river in western Colorado, but no one on the ground was injured, authorities said Sunday.

10/05/2014

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2 Aboard Copter That Crashed Into Colorado River

The Daily Sentinel in Grand Junction reports that authorities say at least two people were aboard a helicopter that crashed about 6:10 p.m. Saturday into the Colorado River near Loma.

10/04/2014

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)

Water Conference In Vegas Draws Business Leaders

A two-day conference in Las Vegas is focusing on the business of water and the need for sustainable supplies amid increasing demand in the drought-stricken Colorado River basin.

08/28/2014

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