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

Deadline approaching: apply for water journalism grants

The Water Desk is now accepting applications for grants to support coverage of Western water issues and the Colorado River Basin.  

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.

Announcing our first grantees

The Water Desk is excited to announce our first grants to support journalists and media outlets covering Western water issues and the Colorado River Basin.

Defining The Water Desk’s scope and water journalism

The Water Desk is a new independent journalism initiative. We're starting up at a pivotal moment for both the news industry and water sector.

For students

The Water Desk is excited to work with undergraduate and graduate journalism students at the University of Colorado Boulder. One of our missions is to train the...

Building a network for water journalism

The Water Desk is building a collaborative network of media outlets that cross-publish content related to Western water issues.