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

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Crystal River Wild & Scenic advocates hope to learn from the past

Residents of Colorado's Pitkin County are reviving efforts to secure a Wild & Scenic designation on the Crystal River, but it won't be easy.

Nearly 60 million Americans don’t drink their tap water, research suggests – here’s why...

Water insecurity is an underrecognized but growing problem in the U.S. Tap water distrust is part of the problem.

Will water unite us?

Water enjoys support that crosses political parties. Will it be a source of bipartisan collaboration in a time of divided politics?

City water from wilderness

Against fierce opposition, thirsty cities near Denver plan to draw water from Colorado River headwaters in the Holy Cross Wilderness. Jerd Smith reports for The Water Desk. https://vimeo.com/452276811 Length: 2:10 Download scriptDownload...