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The Water Desk is now accepting applications for grants of up to $10,000 to support water journalism related to the Colorado River Basin.

Water Desk awards new grants to journalists and media outlets

The Water Desk is excited to announce the recipients of new grants to support water-related journalism in the seven states of the Colorado River...

Studying the snowpack in a changing climate – Water Buffs Podcast ep. 5 – Noah...

The snowpack is crucial to the West’s water supply, ecosystems and economy. But climate change threatens to make the region’s snowpack thinner and less reliable. We talk to a leading snowpack researcher about how scientists are analyzing the past, present and future of the West’s snow.

Introducing the Water Buffs podcast

The Water Buffs Podcast is officially launching on YouTube, Vimeo and most podcast platforms on August 12th, 2020

Water Desk grantees

The Water Desk has made $75,000 in grants to journalists and media outlets covering California water issues.

Announcing grantees for The Water Desk’s California Media Project

The Water Desk has made $75,000 in grants to journalists and media outlets covering California water issues.

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