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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.

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. Colorado River flows...

Welcome to The Water Desk

The Water Desk is starting up at a pivotal moment for both journalism and water, not only in our home region but also around the world.

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.

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.

Water Desk grantees

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