Welcome back to The Runoff, our monthly newsletter featuring insight and news from our Water Desk you won’t read anywhere else, plus additional context and updates on our most recent reporting. Once again we are taking the place of the normal edition of The Roundup, which will return next week. Thanks for going deeper with […]
A wrap-up of our conversation with New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, Aspen Journalism, and ACES in Aspen, CO.
Crystal River Wild & Scenic designation efforts, Aspen and Roaring Fork Valley COVID-19 data, and Aspen airport precipitation compared to average.
Data mining reveals a drop in the bucket: what caused Lake Powell to shrink overnight, plus an innovative water savings strategy
Utah oil railway has ignited Colorado concerns, plus updates to the state water plan and COVID-19 data.
Record-low water storage levels at lakes Mead and Powell after more than two decades of drought conditions are among the chief indicators that the basin is “facing the growing reality that water supplies for agriculture, fisheries, ecosystems, industry and cities are no longer stable due to climate change.”
As Powell drops, invasive fish will enter lower Colorado River Basin, threatening progress.
Insight and news from our Water Desk you won’t read anywhere else, plus additional context and updates on our most recent reporting.
All that’s fresh from our water and data desks, plus a summer event announcement with Thomas L. Friedman
Did Colorado rivers just peak? Streamflows down after cooler temperatures, snowpack below average; winter occupancy and Lake Powell levels on the rise.