Last month we released our new podcast series, We Are Rivers: Conversations about the Rivers the Connect Us. We are Rivers discusses just how important rivers are for each of us and the places we call home.
Here in Colorado River Basin, collaboration is becoming the new normal. The arid climate, growing populations, and climate change all impact the finite amount of water available for communities, nature, and the economy. From the upper to the lower basin, local communities, states, and two countries (the United States and Mexico) are banding together to determine the best, collaborative path forward to secure a clean water supply.
Last week we released “Turning Towards Solutions,” which builds upon our previous episode, “Law of the River.” Across the Colorado River Basin, collaboration, cooperation, and compromise between towns, districts, states, and basins is an increasingly relevant theme. “Turning Towards Solutions” explores how collaborative actions like the Drought Contingency Plan and Minute 319 (the pulse flow) are creating promise and opportunity for sustaining the Colorado River and the people and communities that depend on it.
Put on your headphones and tune in to hear about efforts to create a new pathway to preserve both this crucial resource, and the legacy of the entire southwest. Then join the conversation on Americanrivers.org.