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2016 Coverage Highlights

Dec 15, 2016

Here’s a roundup of notable 2016 coverage of the Colorado River.

Citizen Telegram: Opinion: Striving to head off water bankruptcy (December 17, 2016)

The Denver Post: Colorado facing growth boom, droughts launches $25 million push to save streams (December 12, 2016)

The Denver Post: Outdoor industry will be added to the calculus of the nation’s gross domestic product (November 29, 2016)

The Desert Sun: Drought, water insecurity seen as a personal matter (November 19, 2016)

Coyote Gulch#COWaterPlan faces new hurdles on one-year anniversary — @SummitDailyNews (November 14, 2016)

The Denver Post: Feds may order first cuts in water from Colorado River; CU team issues warning to next president (November 5, 2016)

National Geographic: Opinion: Getting More Water from Less: The New Business Trend in a Hotter, Drier West (October 19, 2016)

The Morning Consult: Protecting Our Colorado River by Mark Udall (October 12, 2016)

The San Diego Union-Tribune: Opinion: Solving the Salton Sea crisis (October 12, 2016)

Arizona Daily Star: Opinion: Help protect Lake Mead and Colorado River water (September 19, 2016)

National Geographic: These Are the Forgotten Victims of the West’s Drought (September 16, 2016)

Daily Camera/Op-edJim Martin: Time to dust off Colorado Water Plan (September 12, 2016)

AZ Central: Someone needs to take the lead to protect our water future (September 7, 2016)

EcoWatch: Could the ‘Most Powerful Geothermal Reservoirs in the World’ Save the Colorado River? (September 01, 2016)

Arizona Daily Sun: Around the Town: Explore the Colorado River from all angles (

BloombergBNA: Groundwater Declines Seen, Even in Wet Climates: Studies (August 23, 2016)

Vox: Lake Mead helps supply water to 25 million people. And it just hit a record low. (May 23, 2016)

Las Vegas Review-Journal: Lake Mead hits new record low (May 17, 2016)

Aspen Daily News: City water supply could be tested by climate change (May 17, 2016)

Albuquerque Journal: Coordination could save Colorado River basin (May 14th, 2016)