The future of agriculture across the Great Plains hinges on water. Without it, nothing can grow.
Colorado's largest water utility on Wednesday declared a Stage 2 drought, saying March snowfall was not enough to improve the current conditions.
Some Northern Colorado cities are considering watering restrictions as they contend with the lingering drought -- and its effect on the region's economy.
The future of the South Platte River was the topic of discussion at a Longmont meeting today. The Colorado State Legislature commissioned a study to understand water distribution problems in the basin.
In a series of community meetings, the Colorado Water Institute and Colorado State University will dig into the controversial topic of well access along the South Platte River.