Southern Nevada faces an 80 percent risk of a 10-year-long dry spell, warn researchers.
Drought in the southwestern U.S. will deplete the vast Lake Mead this week to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir on the Colorado River was filled in the 1930s, federal water managers said Tuesday.
Environmental activist Erin Brockovich has pleaded no contest to operating a boat while intoxicated following her arrest at Lake Mead.
A representative says the Chinese tour operator and Las Vegas businessman who built the Grand Canyon Skywalk attraction in northwestern Arizona has died in Los Angeles.
Environmentalists, ranchers, tribes and religious leaders are banding together to make their latest pitch in state court in Ely to scuttle a 263-mile pipeline plan to carry billions of gallons of water to Las Vegas from rural counties along the Nevada-Utah line.
An advocacy group is calling the Colorado River the nation’s most endangered waterway.
Rising demand and falling supply are spurring talk in the arid West of outside-the-box ideas like piping water from the nation’s heartland and towing Arctic icebergs south to help thirsty U.S. cities like Denver, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Phoenix.
Utah authorities say they have recovered the body of a 21-year-old Texas man who fell into the Colorado River several days ago during a trip with University of Texas at El Paso geology students.
The valley’s largest source of drinking water could be affected by a new forecast for the Colorado River.
As far as road projects go, the official launch of the new Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge was relatively low-keyed.