Celebrating Colorado River Day

Jul 24, 2018

In honor of Colorado River Day on July 25, Water for Colorado has assembled stories about the importance of the Colorado River from across the Basin. These short, unique tales highlight how the mighty Colorado powers all aspects of life in the West. Below you’ll see stories from a firefighter that relies on the river to protect nearby communities, a rancher whose family has contributed to the nation’s food supply for five generations, and a grandmother who wants to raise her family with a healthy Colorado River. The stories below are a poignant reminder of the urgent need to protect and conserve this precious resource for generations to come.


Critically low Lake Mead levels highlight need for Arizona action

Aug 23, 2018 -
By Kevin Moran  (NOTE: this post first appeared on Environmental Defense Fund) Lake Mead water users this week learned we once again narrowly avoided water cutbacks by the...