Colorado River water managers were supposed to finish drought contingency plans by the end of the year. As it looks now, they’ll miss that deadline. If the states fail to do their job, the federal government could step in. Luke Runyon, a reporter with KUNC who covers on the Colorado River Basin recaps what’s been happening and why it’s so important.
- Aspen Journalism: Crisis on the Colorado River, in the words of water officials
- Audubon: What is going on with water planning in Arizona?