Farmers are getting paid not to plant for part or all of this season. Water managers hope the pilot program will help them prepare for drought in the future.
Denver nonprofit Bayaud Enterprises launched The Laundry Truck, which can wash 300 to 450 pounds of laundry a day, earlier this month.
A New Yorker staff writer traveled the length of the river to see where all the water comes from, and where it ends up.
A group of ranchers near Kremmling will move forward with an ambitious plan to rehabilitate about 12 miles of the river.
In her new book "The Man Who Thought He Owned Water," Tershia D'Elgin tells the story of her family farm outside Greeley.
Denver Water wants to take more water out of Grand County's Fraser River. Environmental groups are split over how to approach the issue.
Early versions of the agency's report highlighted contaminated drinking water and vulnerabilities from fracking. The final version turned out differently: Fracking had not "led to widespread, systemic impacts."
It's an old saw that "water is for fighting over," but an expert in the Southwest says when Colorado River states have had to save water, they've actually thrived.
One of the worst recorded droughts in human history has stretched water supplies thin across the far-reaching Colorado River basin, which serves 40 million people.