Water Desk Director Mitch Tobin talks to Heather Sackett, managing editor at Aspen Journalism, about water issues in Colorado, including several stories that explore the potential transfer of water from rural areas to growing cities.
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.
Should Colorado River water be used to grow alfalfa or subdivisions in the Phoenix metropolitan area?
Water conservation in California’s southern desert is causing an environmental disaster as the Salton Sea quickly shrinks.
A well-connected metro Denver water developer is proposing to export millions of gallons of water from the San Luis Valley to Douglas County.