Following a dry winter, drought conditions persist in Wyoming, making life challenging for ranchers.
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.
The Colorado River is one of the principal rivers in the US. Read about some of its features, history-making law, and the threat of drought and climate change.
The Colorado River Compact is a deal between seven western states (Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, California, Utah, Wyoming and Colorado) that get rights to parts of the Colorado River. The agreement...