Peter Gleick: Whose Water Is It? Water Rights in the Age of Scarcity

riversbranch Who "owns" what water? Or, if water belongs to the public, who has the right to use it?

World's Largest Rivers Are Losing Water, New Study Says

One-third of the 925 rivers analyzed from 1948 to 2004 have showed “significant changes” in water levels.

Rocky Mountain Oil Range: Is Water for Shale?

The West harbors beneath its jagged peaks three times more…

Can Colorado Bureaucrats Reincarnate their River?

While accepting a conservation award for his work in natural…

Colorado River Compact, impact: McCain comment garners criticism upstream

When presidential hopeful John McCain expressed his opinion that…

Colorado Supreme Court: Water laws must be transparent

ALAMOSA, Colorado - A significantly water-stressed state, Colorado…

Proposed rule will prevent wells from illegally draining Colorado River

Owners of wells in Arizona, California, and Nevada drain an estimated…

Dam Experiment Gives Life to River

SALT LAKE CITY -- For a few days Grand Canyon National Park's…

A "Grand" Flush for Colorado River

PAGE, AZ -- Four arcs of water unleashed from a dam coursed through…

The Perfect Drought - Water Disaster in the American West?

Is the American West facing a water disaster? Reporter Jon Gertner…