An initiative of the Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado Boulder

Join us for a webinar on new Colorado River podcast

Reporter's notebook: the making of "The Gen Z Water Dealmaker," a podcast about Colorado River negotiations

Luke Runyon joins The Water Desk as our new co-director

For the past 12 years, Luke has been a journalist at NPR stations, reporting and editing stories on the West’s environmental issues.

Water Desk supports journalism in New Mexico and Rio Grande Basin

The Water Desk is excited to announce the recipients of new grants to support water journalism connected to New Mexico and the Rio Grande Basin.

Water Desk offers support for coverage of New Mexico and Rio Grande water issues

The Water Desk is offering support to journalists and media outlets covering water issues related to New Mexico and the Rio Grande Basin.

Water Desk supports journalists covering the Colorado River Basin

The Water Desk is excited to announce the recipients of new grants to support water journalism connected to the Colorado River Basin.

Water Desk offers support for coverage of Colorado River Basin

The Water Desk is now accepting applications for grants to support media outlets and individual journalists.
Paul Sanchez drives the custom guayule bailer photo

What should farmers grow in the desert?

As the Colorado River withers, a rubber company tries to persuade Arizona farmers to grow a latex-producing crop that’s adapted to arid conditions.

Water Desk supports journalists covering New Mexico and Rio Grande

The Water Desk is excited to announce new grants to support water journalism connected to New Mexico and the Rio Grande Basin.

Water Desk to support New Mexico and Rio Grande water journalism

The Water Desk is launching a new program to support water-related journalism in New Mexico and the Rio Grande Basin.

New Mexico and Rio Grande Journalism Project

This page explains how journalists can apply to The Water Desk for funding to support their coverage of water issues connected to New Mexico and the Rio Grande. We will...