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Stories with place: Colorado River
  • Risk rises of water shortages in Lower Colorado River Basin 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 4:04 pm

    TUCSON, Arizona - The chance that states in the Lower Colorado River Basin will have water delivery shortages has increased after a reservoir showed record low levels, federal officials said.

  • Wyoming considers new water storage projects 
    Updated: Apr-21-15 7:58 pm

    CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Faced with rising demand from states downstream, Wyoming officials are pushing to expand reservoir storage to capture more water for use within state borders.

  • Aspen asks how Ute Water plans to use its resources 
    Updated: Apr-12-15 3:08 pm

    ASPEN, Colorado - Aspen and Pitkin County officials are raising questions about plans to send more water from Ruedi Reservoir down the Colorado River to benefit endangered fish, when the city needs the water for electricity and recreational fishing.