U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded a $9 million grant to the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe in Colorado for upgrades to its water and wastewater infrastructure in Towaoc and White Mesa.
Colorado residents will benefit from new laws allowing the collection of rainwater. Rainwater collection, also known as harvesting; captures, stores and uses collected rainwater.
A U.S. Geological Survey shows that a little more than half of the Colorado River, the West’s primary water source, is groundwater before it seeps into the river bed. The preliminary finding may help city water supply managers anticipate future volumes amid rising temperatures and less snowfall.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials held a public meeting in early June to discuss a proposed Superfund designation for the Bonita Peak Mining District outside of Silverton, Colorado.
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) unveiled an interactive website showing the Colorado River Basin’s drastic water decline.