The state Department of Natural Resources is recommending that the Utah legislature extend the state of emergency for drought.
Several irrigation districts and others having pre-1914 senior water rights have sued the State of California over water shut-offs and denial of due process. Historic water rights were cut last month...
This year's monsoons have helped to raise the water levels in several of Arizona's reservoirs, bringing welcome relief to water users in the central part of the State.
Utah's reservoirs are below capacity, with the Upper Enterprise in Washington County almost dry at 5%. Most of the state is in 'extreme' or 'exceptional' drought and if the situation continues next...
The Metropolitan Water District in southern California declared a water supply alert, triggering voluntary water use reductions. The District serves 19 million people.
For the first time since Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam were constructed in the 1930s, the federal government has declared a water shortage. Arizona will be hardest hit.