Utah leaders declare emergencies as flood risk rises post-drought. Utah County estimates $10 million in flood damages and braces for more potential flood impacts.
Increased snowmelt has boosted Rio Grande water flow in southern New Mexico, benefiting farmers, wildlife, and residents. Despite this, experts warn one good year won't solve ongoing water issues.
DWR manages Lake Oroville releases, addresses record Southern Sierra snowpack, and collaborates with agencies to prepare for snowmelt and prevent flooding in California.
A new study reveals that summer wildfires in the western high country are negating the impact of snowmelt in drought-stricken areas.
A "snow drought" in the western states is contributing to drought problems in the Colorado River basin, where less releases of water from Lake Powell to the southern basin states have already been...