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Learning from shared scarcity: the Colorado River, the Yellow River and the world

Oct 30, 2023 -
On the Water Front brings together the latest water management strategies, solutions and insights from the EDF Climate Resilient Water Systems team.

Raising Your Voice for Colorado’s Rivers with Colorado River Drought Task Force Public Comment

Oct 12, 2023 -
The Colorado River has been pushed to its breaking point by drought, climate change, and unsustainable water demands. The entire Basin, including Colorado, is in desperate need...

Colorado River Resilience

Oct 01, 2023 -
Resilience is the ability for the Colorado River Basin to prepare for and adapt to climate shifts and extremes, including rising temperatures, increased drying, and variability in precipitation.

Restoring Rivers, Connecting Communities

Aug 22, 2023 -
During a stream restoration project last July, Wildlands Restoration Volunteers (WRV) gathered a team of volunteers to spend a long weekend building beaver mimicry structures to...

A Win-Win-Win Solution for the Colorado River

Jul 25, 2023 -
How Tribal Nations Play a Critical Role in Addressing Water Scarcity Issues throughout the Colorado River Basin

Stream Restoration Legislation Will Benefit Birds and People in Colorado

Jun 21, 2023 -
New law is a win and a good first step to clarifying stream restoration activities.

Water for Colorado Coalition condemns Supreme Court Decision that Strips Wetlands of Critical Protections, Guts Clean Water Act

Jun 06, 2023 -
Denver — The Water for Colorado Coalition is deeply disappointed by the decision handed down May 25th by the Supreme Court on Sackett vs. Environmental...

Wins for Water: The 2023 Legislative Session in Review

Jun 06, 2023 -
The 2023 legislative session began with the promise that water would be the “centerpiece” of this year’s agenda; and indeed, it resulted in conversations around water that...

Caught in the Middle

Apr 18, 2023 -
A River Between Two Dams and the Future of the Grand Canyon

Celebrating the Coalition’s Women in Water

Mar 08, 2023 -
The Water for Colorado Coalition is lucky to work with incredible women every day on securing a more resilient future for Western Water. For this International Women's Day, they...

Press Release: Water for Colorado Congratulates State on Release of Updated Water Plan, Looks Forward to Implementation

Jan 24, 2023 -
Denver, CO — Water for Colorado congratulates the Colorado Water Conservation Board (“CWCB”) and Department of Natural Resources (“DNR”) on today’s release of the 2023 update to...

A Year (Of Water) In Review

Dec 19, 2022 -
At the beginning of this year, Governor Polis declared 2022 the “Year of Water.” It is easy to see why — this year

Looking Back and Looking Forward: The Colorado River Compact Turns 100

Nov 24, 2022 -
On November 24, , the Colorado River Compact celebrates its 100th birthday. This 4-page document  — signed in Santa Fe, N.M. by the seven states through which...

Are you smarter than a Colorado River expert?

Oct 25, 2022 -
John Berggren, a water policy analyst on our Healthy Rivers team, works to find innovative ways to conserve water and protect the West’s water future.

Ask the Experts: A Water Plan Q&A

Sep 27, 2022 -
With Abby Burk and Alex Funk 1. What does the Water Plan mean for Coloradans like me? Water supports the lives...
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