US Projections On Drought-Hit Colorado River Grow More DireThe Bureau of Reclamation recently declared the first-ever shortage on the Colorado River, which means Arizona, Nevada and Mexico will get less water than normal next year.
Gov. Jared Polis Briefed On Drought Situation In Northwest ColoradoGov. Jared Polis met with officials in northwest Colorado to discuss the ongoing drought.
Drawing Down The Blue Mesa To Help The Dry WestNext month, the Bureau of Reclamation will begin a drawdown of Blue Mesa Reservoir near Gunnison. The Blue Mesa is already low because of the poor winter snowpack on the Western Slope.
As Drought Cuts Hay Crop, Cattle Ranchers Face Culling HerdsAs the drought worsens across the West, cattle ranchers are among those feeling the pain.
Colorado Snowpack Monitoring Experts See Some Warning Signs, Anticipate Lower Stream Flow RunoffSpring runoff is usually marked by swelling muddy waterways, but this season things may look a little different.
Snow, Rain A Welcome Sight In Colorado But Drought Still A Big ProblemColorado’s latest snowstorm was bringing moisture to the mountains and the Front Range, but nearly 99% of the state is still in a drought, Much of it is considered “extreme” and even more serious “exceptional” drought.