- Q&A: A look at the Colorado River and its role in the West Updated: Nov-21-15 11:32 am
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the nation's largest drinking water distributor, bought nearly 13,000 acres of remote farms in July for $256 million, rattling farmers but giving it prized rights to the Colorado River.
- Water agency's land purchase rattles California farmers Updated: Nov-21-15 10:57 am
BLYTHE, California - The nation's largest distributor of treated drinking water became the largest landowner in a remote California farming region for good reason: The alfalfa-growing area is first in line to get Colorado River water.
- Colorado unveils plan to manage water amid drought, demand Updated: Nov-19-15 1:36 pm
DENVER - The snow that falls on the Colorado mountains melts into trillions of gallons of water every year, and most of it flows downstream to Mexico, California and 17 other states. Colorado released its first-ever plan Thursday to cope with increasing competition for that water as the West grows drier.
- Tennessee company wins $174M contract for Texas reservoir Updated: Nov-18-15 1:43 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - A Tennessee company has won a $174 million contract to build the Lane City Reservoir in Southeast Texas.
- Lower Colorado River Authority to expand monitoring, gauges Updated: Nov-16-15 3:27 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The Lower Colorado River Authority plans to expand monitoring of flood-prone rivers by adding $300,000 worth of high-tech gauges.
- Water agency short staffed to deal with water challenges Updated: Nov-10-15 1:51 pm
PHOENIX - As Arizona deals with less water in its reserves, the state also is coping with fewer government water experts to help solve the problem.
- Agencies target invasive fish in Colorado River for removal Updated: Oct-27-15 9:05 am
PAGE, Arizona - An invasive fish living in the Arizona stretch of the Colorado River is being targeted for removal.