Drought

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

Feds Begin Colorado River Water Drought Measures

After back-to-back driest years in a century on the Colorado River, federal water managers are giving Arizona and Nevada a 50-50 chance of having water deliveries cut in 2016.

08/16/2013

Rain in Southern Colorado (credit: CBS)

Southern Colorado Getting More Rain Than It Can Handle

After a dry summer, southern Colorado is getting more moisture than it can handle.

08/08/2013

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Drought Leads To Tighter Colorado Wheat Seed Supply

Exceptional drought conditions and untimely freezes that have left some southeast Colorado winter wheat fields with nothing to harvest also have limited the certified seed supply for next season.

08/06/2013

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Colorado Releases Draft Drought Mitigation Plan

The state of Colorado has made its draft drought mitigation and response plan available for public comment.

07/23/2013

Colorado River Users Form Panels On Supply Concern

Water managers from seven states, Indian tribes and conservation groups are pledging to find ways to wring more from every drop of water in the drought-stricken Colorado River.

05/28/2013

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Heading Into Summer, Colorado Already Parched

Though April brought more than 20 inches of snow to Colorado’s Front Range, Southwest Colorado has seen little of that spring moisture.

05/25/2013

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Denver Water Continues Watering Restrictions, But Eases Surcharges

The wet spring in Colorado could spell relief for more than a million homeowners who rely on Denver Water.

05/23/2013

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Denver Fest Aims To Involve Public In Water Issues

As Colorado prepares for what’s expected to be another dry summer, water organizations are planning a free festival in Denver to raise awareness about what it takes to get clean water to people worldwide.

04/24/2013

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Denver Fest Aims To Involve Public In Water Issues

Water organizations are planning a free festival in Denver to raise awareness about what it takes to get clean water to people worldwide.

04/24/2013

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Snowpack Growing But Drought Conditions Exist Despite Recent Snow

With snow piling up in the high country and along the Front Range, Colorado’s snowpack is also growing.

04/18/2013

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