For links to newsletters from water-related organizations around Colorado and the country, click here.
Red Lodge Clearinghouse
Provides information regarding laws and the governance of natural resource in the West that is useful to collaborators and stewards.
5280 Magazine, April 2010 Article: Dry Times
An article summarizing water in Colorado and adapting to a dry climate in a time of population growth.
Project WET: Educational Resources
World Wide Water Education: Water Education for Teachers. This successful education resource aims to Educate. Empower. Act. The mission of Project WET is to reach children, parents, educators and communities of the world with water education. We invite you to join us in educating children about the most precious resource on the planet — water.
EPA Healthy Watersheds
This EPA fact sheet provides information on watershed health and links to other resources that can help you determine the health of the watershed you live in and other necessary tools to help revitalize your watershed, and better understand the direct connection between a healthy watershed and economic benefits in your community.
The Johnson Foundation
The Johnson Foundation plans and hosts meeting that have an impact on the future of the environment and the community. By intentionally bringing together people with significant interests and initiating collective thought, the Foundation acts as a catalyst for positive and lasting change, which will ultimately lead to healthier environments and communities.
EPA announces the release of a new technical assistance tool for state and watershed-level surface water quality protection and restoration programs: the Recovery Potential Screening website (www.epa.gov/
Interesting Movies about Water:
Remains of a River - In October 2011, Will Stauffer-Norris and Zak Podmore began hiking down from the headwaters of the Green River in Wyoming’s Wind River Mountains. 113 days later, they emerged muddy and bearded from the Gulf of California in Mexico after hiking and paddling for over 1,700 miles. Learn more about their trip by watching the movie!
Watershed Groups on the Upper Colorado River - This is an educational video from CSU describes the watershed groups in the Colorado River Basin. Click here for the movie.
Watershed - Executive Produced and Narrated by Robert Redford and Directed by award-winning filmmaker, Mark Decena, Watershed tells the story of the threats to the once-mighty Colorado River and offers solutions for the future of the American West.
United Water and Sanitation District - United Water and Sanitation District's 10-year history of delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to Front Range water providers and communities are chronicled in a new video! Click here to check it out.
Informative Websites for Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds:
How the Drinking Water SRF can be used for water conservation and efficiency.
This website is an online hub that profiles the latest groundbreaking conservation studies, field news, books and funding opportunities.
USFS Water Web Resources
The Forest Service has designated water as a top priority and is working to build awareness of the forest-to-faucet link through web-based public education.
Colorado Water Quality Monitoring Council
The Colorado Water Quality Monitoring Council serves as a statewide collaborative body, open to all, to help achieve effective goal identification, data collection, data analysis, data retrieval, and reporting/dissemination of water quality data, and monitoring information.
Wildlands CPR revives and protects wild places by promoting watershed restoration through road removal, preventing new wildland road construction and stopping off-road vehicle abuse.
Good Samaritan: Educating the Public About the Imperative for Legislation to Support Private Mine Reclamation Efforts
This website is designed to inform and educate people about a legal issue that severely hampers mine remediation and reclamation at inactive and abandoned mine sites. Visit the website.
EPA's website on green infrastructure .
Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority
This website is designed to provide state, local, and voluntary watershed management entities with a variety of tools and information that will aid in successful watershed management.
Western Hardrock Watershed Team
WHWT is a coalition of community/watershed improvement groups, confronting the challenges that remain from historic mining in the West.
Environmental News Network
Great article on climate change's effect on watersheds.