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Killing the Colorado

Drought be dammed: Unplugging the Colorado River

The water crisis in the West has renewed debate about the effectiveness of major dams, with some pushing for the enormous Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River to be decommissioned... Read more»

Court OKs Glen Canyon Dam water releases

A federal court panel said the government did not violate environmental law when it failed to subject annual plans for Glen Canyon Dam operations to a thorough environmental review. ... Read more»

Glen Canyon Dam releases aim to improve Colo. River

The Interior Department said it will test high-volume water releases from the Glen Canyon Dam in an effort to simulate natural flooding and improve sediment flow through the Grand Canyon.... Read more»

Restoration ideas flow from Southwest river experts

Scientists from across the western U.S. and northern Mexico spend three days in Tucson exchanging ideas for protecting some of the two nations' most endangered rivers.... Read more»