Debris from a busy avalanche system can clog streams of water from melting snowpack and lead to flooding in remote towns.
Revving up the legal gears could pose a setback for Denver Water, which has spent years securing the necessary permits.
The normal staid diplomacy of Colorado River managers was upended in a spat between Denver Water and the Central Arizona Project.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is expected to rule early next year on what would be the biggest public works project in Boulder County history
A short stretch of the river drops into a narrow channel that allows to run deeper, faster and colder.
Denver nonprofit Bayaud Enterprises launched The Laundry Truck, which can wash 300 to 450 pounds of laundry a day, earlier this month.
Denver Water wants to take more water out of Grand County's Fraser River. Environmental groups are split over how to approach the issue.
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.
The Colorado River has a problem -- federal and state policies actually encourage water waste while subsidies provide incentive to grow water-thirsty crops.
About 75 people across the state work in remote areas keeping a watchful eye on the state’s water supply.