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.
If Eric Kuhn is right about the Colorado River, then the state faces a dry and difficult future of fighting for water.
An obscure legal ruling muddied U.S. water-protection standards, leaving Western intermittent streams and rivers unprotected.
Southern California wants to use desalination to increase its water supply, but critics think the idea needs to be taken with a grain of salt.
Westerners shouldn’t panic about the recent economic meltdown; our region has always cycled from boom to bust and back again.