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Stories with place: Colorado River
  • Phoenix City Council votes on water measures 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 5:06 am
  • PHOENIX - The Phoenix City Council has approved three measures aimed at better securing drinking water resources for the future.

  • North Texas city awaits word on wastewater re-use 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 10:25 am
  • LUBBOCK, Texas - Grappling with a three-year drought, a North Texas city is awaiting word from the state to re-use wastewater, including some from toilet flushes, for drinking.

  • Drought threatens Texas rice farmers' futures 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 12:31 pm
  • BAY CITY, Texas - Brothers Stewart and Kirby Savage should be out right now, planting rice, a crop that their family has grown in Matagorda County for nearly a century. But here they sit, in their low-slung office along Texas 60, talking water, or the lack of it.

  • Users stand firm on Western Slope water question 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 11:37 am
  • GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado - Proposed new diversions of water from the Colorado River Basin to the Front Range are getting a frosty reception from Grand Valley water users and residents.

  • Colorado River begins flooding Mexican delta 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 6:49 pm
  • LOS ALGODONES, Mexico - Colorado River water has begun pouring over a barren delta near the U.S.-Mexico border, the result of a landmark bi-national agreement being celebrated Thursday.

  • Hoover Dam is solid, but its workforce is aging 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 6:32 pm
  • BOULDER CITY, Nevada - Hoover Dam has been showing its age lately, and the problem can't be fixed with fresh concrete or new equipment.