Two non-profit groups in Crested Butte work to clean up waters still polluted from the Keystone and Standard mines.
Colorado water officials hope to combat algae blooms caused by rising temperatures and an increased use of phosphorus-laced lawn fertilizers.
Julia Bernal, director of the Pueblo Action Alliance, talks to Water Desk Director Mitch Tobin about the legacy of colonialism in New Mexico and its impact on water issues.
The Colorado health department is investigating a plume causing high levels of forever chemicals in the raw water supply of Adams County.
We talk to Laura Paskus, a journalist with New Mexico PBS, about her coverage of climate change and water issues in the state.
The Biden administration has released a plan to accelerate removal of lead water pipes and lead paint from U.S. homes.
Journalist Heather Hansman floated the Green River to explore water issues in the American West, then wrote a fascinating book about her journey.
About one-third of Navajo Nation residents lack running water in their homes and water pollution remains a serious issue in the region. We talk to Kaitlin Harris of DigDeep’s Navajo Water Project about solutions to these pressing problems.
When wildfire smoke gets into water systems, it can contaminate drinking water and plumbing with carcinogens for months after the blaze.
People are fighting against disinfectants in their drinking water that cause rashes, breathing problems and more.