Colorado River

Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

In Yuma, Arizona, the Colorado River is not what it was.  For thousands of years, its raging water deposited rich soil in the delta, creating one of the most verdant agricultural areas in the world.  Today, the river flow is 1 percent of what it was a century ago, but agriculture continues to thrive even as the water needed to maintain it dwindles due to over-allocation and drought. 

Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

An international waterfront conference is taking place in Yuma through the weekend.  For the Arizona Science Desk, Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

Starting today, Yuma will host an international waterfront conference. Yuma will be one of the smallest cities to host the conference, and it’s a big deal for the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area.   For the Arizona Science Desk, Maya Springhawk Robnett explains…

Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

Over-use of the Colorado River has long concerned environmentalists, but a short film has set out to explore the human impacts of over-allocation.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett attended a viewing in San Luis, Arizona…

ADEQ Releases Arizona Water Watch App For The Public

Nov 28, 2017

Arizona residents and visitors can now help protect Arizona’s waterbodies using their smart phones.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has the details.

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