Northern Water wants to build two large reservoirs using the Cache la Poudre's water. History suggests it won't be easy.
A new documentary out Thursday tackles the history of Colorado's struggles over water.
Even in the face of climate change and a growing population, the state's water needs will be met, if it manages its resources well.
A project to build two controversial reservoirs near Greeley and Fort Collins is a step closer to reality.
- Lake Powell stores water for some 40 million people, including Coloradoans. But as the Washington Post reports, the lake is now 45 percent below capacity.Read more
- 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.