The Colorado River is one of the principal rivers of the Southwestern United
States and northern Mexico The 1,450-mile (2,330 km) Colorado River drains an
From its source high in the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado River channels water
south nearly 1,500 miles, over falls, through deserts and canyons, to the lush ...
Explore an interactive map of Colorado River diversions, dams, ecosystems,
stories, pictures, video, and more.
Colorado river and the use of its water has shaped the history of the states of
Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah, which all depend
Since 2000, the Colorado River Basin (Basin) has been experiencing a historic,
extended drought that has impacted regional water supply and other resources, ...
The Colorado River is born at about 10000 feet in the Rocky Mountains of
Colorado and flows southwest for 1470 miles to the Gulf of California (Sea of
The Colorado River is a national treasure, the lifeblood of the arid West and
essential to daily life for farms, ranches, cities, suburbs and the tourism economy
May 22, 2016 ... “The Colorado River system is changing rapidly,” said Daniel Beard, a former
commissioner of the federal Bureau of Reclamation, which ...
Mar 31, 2016 ... Forty million people depend on the Colorado River to survive, but conflicting
needs and relentless drought are straining the river that sustains ...
May 25, 2015 ... Pitt, who is in her forties, is the director of the E.D.F.'s Colorado River Program.
She has long brown hair, which she had pulled back into a ...