Colorado Has 834 Million Dead Trees, Fires Could Get WorseForesters say Colorado has about 834 million standing dead trees, threatening to worsen wildfires and degrade vital water supplies that flow from forested mountains.
Colorado Unveils Plan To Manage Water Amid Drought, DemandColorado released its first-ever plan Thursday to cope with increasing competition for that water as the West grows drier.
NASA Snow Data That Helps California Put To Work In ColoradoNASA is providing California with valuable data about how much water is locked up in its mountain snows, and now Colorado is trying the technique.
Flood Zones Could Expand, Raising Costs For Some ColoradansNew research shows floods like the one that ransacked northern Colorado two years ago, killing 10 people, might be more common than previously thought — and that could require more homeowners to get flood insurance and trigger more stringent construction rules.
Despite Poor Snowpack, Good Planning Has Colorado Above Average For WaterIt appears drought restrictions may not be necessary this year, according to Denver Water -- despite water becoming a scarcity in the states to the west. Although the annual watering rules will still be in place.
With Future Uncertain, Colorado Shields Its WaterWith 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.
Weld County Farmers Recovering From Floods Making Good ProgressThere’s been some relief for Weld County farmers still suffering from the effects of last fall's flooding.
Future Trend In Colorado Precipitation UnclearA draft report on climate change says computer models disagree on whether Colorado's precipitation will increase or decrease as temperatures rise.
Company Seeks To Renew Cloud Seeding PermitThe Colorado Water Conservation Board is holding a public hearing on a Durango-based company's request to renew its cloud-seeding permit.
Water Regulators Seek New Approaches To DroughtWater regulators are asking farmers, ranchers and other water users to share their ideas for dealing with the current drought.
Program For Endangered Fish A No Go This SpringColorado water officials say a voluntary program to provide enhanced spring peak river flows for two endangered fish won't take effect this year.
Two Rivers Water Co. Gets Loan For Reservoir WorkTwo Rivers Water Co. says the Colorado Water Conservation Board has approved a nearly $1.2 million loan for it to restore a reservoir built in 1905.