This Colorado author who lives in Paonia lays out a thriller version of possible future water wars in the American Southwest. Is this an impossible scenario or is it likely? (previously aired on on April 15, 2015) Top authors are […]
“There really are downstream consequences from putting things down your drain that … ultimately impact water quality in the (South Platte) river.” Wastewater and municipal sewer systems around the country are dealing with a growing problem – people are […]
Water For People exists to promote the development of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services, accessible to all. On Thursday, December 14th there is a public Open House to meet with Country Directors in person. CEO Eleanor Allen talks with […]
Colorado’s growing population is putting pressure on water providers to come up with more and more of this precious resource. Conservation efforts have been increasing but utilities are also paying attention to water lost in the system through leaks. As […]
“We’re trying to recreate something man-made that was originally part of nature.” The Colorado River flows out of the state of Colorado into Utah, our neighbor to the west. Here in Moab the water is an economic giant for the town, […]
“We’re just kind of hanging out here trying to stay in business as long as we can ma’am.” Bill Thompson is a rancher outside of Kremmling in Grand County on Colorado’s Western Slope. The Colorado River runs through his property […]
Next to the air we breathe, it’s the planet’s most precious resource: fresh water. And it’s disappearing. The world’s largest food company describes the lack of water as a looming catastrophe that is expected to play out in the coming decades. In this episode of Reveal, we look at what’s happening in places that already are running out of water.
Researchers say climate change is already affecting Colorado farms and ranches – but not necessarily in the way people might expect. Because the state is so dry, farmers here rely on irrigation to raise their crops. But they, and climate […]