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Study: Higher Temps Affect Colorado River as Much as Precipitation

Research shows high temperatures took 500,000 acre-feet from river since 2000.

NASA: Measuring Dust Can Improve Snowmelt Predictions

Better data allow better forecasts, preparations for spring runoff to Colorado River.

Senator Flake Named Chair of Water, Power Resources Committee

Group will oversee water issues affecting Arizona and the Southwest.

Satellites Reveal Shrinking Water, Bare Shorelines in Lower Grand Canyon

The drought-driven changes could affect recreation and wildlife.

Shrinking Lake Mead Water Levels Could Trigger Official Shortage

50 percent chance for cuts to water shares.

Study: Lake Mead Shortage Could Slow Home Construction, Agriculture

Drought declaration would cause rationing that would affect adequate water supplies.

2015 Spill Dumped 540 Tons of Metals into River, EPA Says

Wastewater from the Colorado mine turned rivers yellow.

US-Mexico Study of San Pedro River a Binational First

The San Pedro River Aquifer provides water to people on both sides of the border.

Fish Thriving - Guess Where? - in Santa Cruz River Near Tucson

Improved water quality from treatment plants provides year-round flow.

Havasupai Sue To Protect Their Water

Havasu Creek is both water source and livelihood for the Grand Canyon tribe.

Water May Flow Regularly in Santa Cruz River Within 2 Years

Tucson Water project will use reclaimed water to restore a portion of the river's flow.

Experimental High Flows Start at Glen Canyon Dam

Officials hope to redistribute sediment trapped by the dam.

Tucson Team Takes Prize for Wastewater-to-Beer Idea

Group will use $250,000 water innovation award to set their idea in motion.

Colorado River Delta Still Thrives 2 Years after Dam Flow

It is supporting bird and plant life while recharging groundwater.

Tribes Receive EPA Funds For Environmental Projects

Largest project in grants will be water connection between remote communities.

Study: Southwest May Face Severe, Multi-Decade Drought

If the rate of greenhouse emissions stays the same, it will likely hit by the end of the century.

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