Sometimes public policy can seem abstract and far away, but witnessing the human impact of last week’s pulse flow event has been particularly gratifying. 

Many of the children in communities along the Colorado have never seen water in the river. This video footage from the Sonoran Institute highlights the benefits of Minute 319’s restoration projects, and the ways it will improve the lives and communities in the Mexcali Valley and San Luis. 

Historic water release brings surge of joy to Colorado River Delta

Historic water release brings surge of joy to Colorado River Delta

If you haven’t already, make sure to check out Watershed, an incredible documentary about water resources in the American West. Swing by the Redford Center to learn more. 

Even the mightiest rivers have to begin as a small trickle. Check out the leading edge of the pulse flow.