Record-breaking wildfires are burning through the American West. As firefighters address their immediate effects, nearby residents are grappling with the lasting repercussions.
After the massive 1988 fires were extinguished, plenty of thorny questions remained: What did those fires mean for the park’s near-pristine rivers and lakes? And what is their legacy?
From our partner coverage of water issues in the Western U.S.: Freshwater is a rarity in the desert. Along the U.S.-Mexico border, Quitobaquito Springs are an ancient source defying the odds, but the site is in jeopardy.
Research on endangered Colorado River fish is back on in the Grand Canyon after a three-month pause this spring because of the pandemic. Here’s how this work is linked to climate change, tribal water and upcoming negotiations on the river’s future.
People’s personal connections to water and where they live determine how they feel about taking action on water issues, the survey found.