A warming climate is already causing river flows in the southwest’s largest watershed to decline, according to a new study from federal scientists. And it finds that as warming continues it’s likely to get worse.
With short-term drought plans finished, water managers from across the Southwest recently gathered in Las Vegas to figure out what’s next
The West’s water security is wrapped up in snow. When it melts, it becomes drinking and irrigation water for millions throughout the region. A high snowpack lets farmers, skiers and water managers breathe a sigh of relief, while a low one can spell long-term trouble.
Patrick Johnson closed on 2,500 acres in Pinal County over five years ago. The property, just off Interstate 8, is mostly farm fields right now
More than a decade ago, calls to clean up a giant pile of toxic waste along the Colorado River reached a fever pitch. Now clean up efforts are going to protect the water source for 40 million people in the West.