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  • 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.

  • Western water in the age of climate change

    In Dead Pool: Lake Powell, Global Warming, and the Future of Water in the West, James Lawrence Powell examines the impact of climate change on the West’s future.

  • Dwindling supplies inflame water wars

    Dwindling supplies inflame water wars

    Arguing about water is a beloved Western pastime, but Coloradoans may soon find themselves seriously fighting over what’s left in the Colorado River.

  • Welcome to the era of scarcity

    Welcome to the era of scarcity

    Arguing about water is a beloved Western pastime, but as the snowpack shrinks, Coloradoans are going to find themselves seriously fighting over what’s left in the Colorado River.

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