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  • Seeking the Water Jackpot

    The Navajo Nation is determined to finally claim its rightful share of the Colorado River after 86 years of being left out of the region’s water politics.

  • The elephant that was left out of the room …

    Indian tribes were left out of the negotiations that divvied up the Colorado River in 1922, but it’s no longer possible to ignore them – particularly in the case of the Navajo Nation.

  • The Gila's Monster

    Along the upper Gila in New Mexico, conservationists and the state squabble over managing the river's water.

  • Watch the river flow

    In western Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park wins an important water claim.

  • When it comes to importing water, nothing seems too extreme

    When it comes to importing water, nothing seems too extreme

    A new proposal to send Mississippi River water out West is both insane and entirely possible, given the outrageous water schemes of the past.

  • It takes a district: Utah landowners control groundwater use

    It takes a district: Utah landowners control groundwater use

    In southern Utah's Escalante Valley, local landowners will form a water district to save their declining aquifer.

  • A Colorado newspaperman fights for his valley's water

    A Colorado newspaperman fights for his valley's water

    Bob Rawlings, publisher of the Pueblo Chieftain, has battled for decades to bring water to southeastern Colorado and, once it's there, to keep it no matter what.

  • The diplomacy of water

    Norris Hundley's magisterial Water in the West is back in print to enlighten readers about water politics, especially the Colorado River Compact.

  • The BLM fights for the Southwest’s last free-flowing river

    The BLM fights for the Southwest’s last free-flowing river

    A federal agency asserts its water rights to the San Pedro river in a case that might eventually lead to limits on growth in Arizona.

  • New Mexico’s water rebel

    Albuquerque water developer Bill Turner, a board member of the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, is often described as the bane of the district as well.

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