Stopping by the dam during a days-long experimental flood, it's clear that even this massive feat of engineering can't fix the arid West.
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.
Under Gov. Susana Martinez, the state is rolling back some of its strongest environmental protections.
Toxic algae blooms, the result of warmer temperatures, ag and septic runoff, are fouling lakes and ponds across America. Yuck.
Irrigation shutoffs in the river's upper basin may finally help move a historic water deal on the Oregon-California border.
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