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  • A delta reborn in drought

    A delta reborn in drought

    Even as the Southwest teeters on the edge of a radically drier future, a rare opportunity to revive the Colorado River Delta has emerged in an agreement hashed out between Mexico, the U.S. and some of West's most powerful – and thirsty – water agencies.

  • Against the current

    For a long time, the West used water as if the supply were endless, but nowadays environmentalists are finding that too much efficiency causes problems of its own, especially in fragile ecosystems like the Colorado River Delta.

  • Another water-short year in the Southwest is taking its toll

    Another water-short year in the Southwest is taking its toll

    Generous spring snow storms were a momentary, if welcome, distraction from the region's real weather story: drought.

  • Arizona returns to the desert

    Rampant growth in the Phoenix area and a severe drought on the Colorado River challenge Arizona's water sustainability.

  • Brad Udall on Australian water reform

    Brad Udall on Australian water reform

    Lessons from Australia for the Colorado River Basin

  • California strikes a water truce

    A landmark California water deal has Imperial Valley irrigators finally agreeing to sell Colorado River water to San Diego, without sacrificing the Salton Sea

  • Can this fish be saved?

    Can this fish be saved?

    An audio slide show featuring biologist and photographer Abraham Karam, who researches endangered razorback suckers.

  • Colorado River gets a recreation plan

    The National Park Service’s new management plan for the Grand Canyon river corridor allows continued motorized access

  • Colorado River kisses a toxic mess good-bye

    The Department of Energy finally agrees to move the Atlas uranium mine tailings pile away from Moab, Utah, and the flood risk of the Colorado River.

  • Dewey Bridge: In memoriam

    Jim Stiles remembers Utah’s historic Dewey Bridge, which was destroyed by a fire recently.

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