floodwaters, rescue, Camp Verde, Gila County Sheriff's officials
Mar 24, 2023

3 people die in Arizona after being caught in floodwaters

At least three people were found dead this week after their vehicles were swept away by floodwaters in Arizona, authorities said.

water, Arizona, California
Mar 19, 2023

California to store more rainwater as it vies with Arizona for Colorado River flow

After watching billions of gallons of rainwater wash away into the Pacific, California is taking advantage of extreme weather with a new approach: Let it settle back into the earth for use another day.

Colorado River, Lake Mead, Lake Powell, drought, Arizona, Mississippi, Colorado River Basin, Sierra Nevada Mountains, Arizona State University
Feb 1, 2023

Pumping Mississippi River water west: solution or pipedream?

Waves of torrential rainfall drenched California into the new year. Snowpacks in the Sierra Nevada Mountains have swelled to more than 200% of their normal size, and snowfall across the rest of the Colorado River Basin is trending above average, as well. While the much-needed water has improved conditions in the parched West, experts warn against claiming victory.