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  • Las Vegas needs to let the market decide where the water goes

    Las Vegas needs to let the market decide where the water goes

    The only reason Las Vegas has managed to thrive in the scorching desert is that its water is subsidized and its use is disconnected from the real cost.

  • Brad Udall on Australian water reform

    Brad Udall on Australian water reform

    Lessons from Australia for the Colorado River Basin

  • River Town

    River Town

    Flagstaff, Ariz., may not really have its own river, but to many of its residents it is a true river town.

  • In Navajoland, a contentious water deal divides the tribe

    In Navajoland, a contentious water deal divides the tribe

    The Navajos are on the brink of getting water they've long been entitled to, but not everybody on the reservation is pleased.

  • Draining the tub

    Draining the tub

    Lake Mead has dropped below its record low, and the reservoir's future does not look good.

  •  Hoover Dam: marvel and folly

    Hoover Dam: marvel and folly

    Hoover Dam is an amazing piece of engineering, but it has outlived its usefulness.

  • Net losses

    Net losses

    There are four endangered fish in the Colorado River: the Colorado pikeminnow, bonytail, humpback chub and razorback sucker.

  • 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.

  • Life along the Colorado River

    Kasia Broussalian spent two sweltering months photographing the people who live along the Colorado River.

  • One man's salt must not burden another man's water

    One man's salt must not burden another man's water

    The little farming town of Mancos, Colo., is finding ways to remove salt from its water and make irrigation more efficient during drought.

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