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What a Colorado River in Decline Means for the Radical Idea of Resurrecting Glen Canyon

As levels on Lake Powell and the Colorado River drop, do proposals to reimagine Glen Canyon Dam stand a chance?

Arizona Has Been 'Banking' CAP Water But Doesn't Have a Clear Plan to Withdraw It

No infrastructure exists to pump from recharge sites where nearly 25 percent of the water-bank water is stored.

Vital Reservoir Lake Mead OK for Now, But Shortages Loom

A forecast suggests climate and demand could drain so much water cutbacks would be necessary.

Water Conservation Ethic Grows in Utah While Some Eye Pipeline Project

The state requires districts to set usage goals as developers look to projects to increase the flow to consumers.

To the Last Drop: Planning for Water Shortage

The forecast for the Colorado River is grim, and pressure is rising for states to reduce water usage.

Climate Change is Making Droughts Worse In the Western US, Study Says

NASA scientist cites evidence of climate change's impact on drought likelihood, severity.

Colorado River Forecast Worsens as Mountain Snow Starts to Melt

Tributaries in surrounding states are all projected to flow at below-average levels.

Western Water Managers Meet To Relieve Colorado River Tension

Issue not resolved, but officials expressed regret over how the conversation about water release practices has played out.

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