Decades of drought in the West has made water quality and quantity a major issue.
The Arizona Water Infrastructure Finance Authority is exploring a proposal to import desalinated water from Mexico.
United States Senators from New Mexico and Kansas are working together on a farming bill.
After ending June drought-free, Colorado has seen drought conditions creep back into the southwestern quarter of the state, according to the current U.S. Drought Monitor report. The National Weather Service three-month outlook projects above-normal temperatures through October and below-normal precipitation for the western half of Colorado.
Drought and soaring temperatures have prompted state wildlife officials to restrict fishing.
As crippling heat sears Western states, drought is creeping into Montana.
Latest conditions in Colorado's Arkansas River basin.
Two United States senators introduced a bill to ensure acequias, gravity-driven irrigation, have the same access to USDA disaster assistance.
For the first time since mid-2019, Colorado is largely drought-free.
Thunderstorms are expected to return to Colorado's southeast plains - including Kiowa and Cheyenne counties - Wednesday.