Colorado River drought conditions spur calls for better water infrastructure

As of late September, the National Integrated Drought Information System has determined that more than 40% of the U.S. are in a drought

By: - October 6, 2021 4:11 pm
Horseshoe Bend on the Colorado River

Horseshoe Bend is where the Colorado River created a roughly 1,000-foot-deep, 270-degree horseshoe-shaped bend in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. (Courtesy of the National Park Service)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa is a reporter in the States Newsroom Washington, D.C, bureau. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.