- The Rocky Mountain snowpack is the lifeblood for much of the arid West and needs as much help as it can get.Read more
Colorado's statewide snowpack stands at about 79 percent of the long-term average.
One of the bill's sponsors explained her goal is to find new ways to address the state’s growing need to for water.
Amid fiercer competition for scarce water supplies, Colorado attempts to create a plan for the future.
Scientists are excited about finding water on a distant planet at the same time they're concerned about it dwindling in the American West.
The report says millions of people’s drinking water is at risk over the next few decades if demand continues to outpace the Colorado River’s water supply.
The EPA intends to clarify which waterways are “Waters of the United States," to reduce confusion around the Clean Water Act. But critics fear the recent proposal is a power grab that could hurt farmers, ranchers and possibly the energy industry.