Study: Global Warming Is Shrinking River Vital To 40 Million PeopleGlobal warming is already shrinking the Colorado River, the most important waterway in the American Southwest, and it could reduce the flow by more than a third by the end of the century, two scientists say.
Colorado Wants To Capture Every Legal Drop Of State's SnowmeltColorado 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.
Southwest Braces As Lake Mead Water Levels DropOnce-teeming Lake Mead marinas are idle as a 14-year drought steadily drops water levels to historic lows. Officials from nearby Las Vegas are pushing conservation, but are also drilling a new pipeline to keep drawing water from the lake.
Feds Begin Colorado River Water Drought MeasuresAfter 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.
US, Mexico Rewrite Rules On Sharing Colorado RiverThe United States and Mexico are rewriting rules on how to share water from the Colorado River, capping a five-year effort to form a united front against future drought in their western states.