Posts Tagged: colorado river

smithsonianmag: From Wyoming to Mexico, a Beautiful Time-Lapse Trip Down the Colorado River Drawing rain runoff and snow melt from the slopes of the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado River is a dominant source of water for the American southwest, providing fresh water for drinking and farming and hydroelectric power to millions. In 2011, Will Stauffer-Norris… Read more »

joseandraba: Colorado River (Río Colorado), Arizona The Colorado River. The great Canyon Carver. 

watershedplus: The Colorado River provides water for 30 million people. Because it is so heavily tapped for agriculture, industry, and municipal uses along its course, the Colorado River rarely reaches its delta and the Gulf of California. About one-tenth of the river’s former flow now makes it to Mexico, where most of that is used… Read more »

You’ve heard us say it – the pulse flow is working! But how do we know, you might ask.  Fair enough. Check out this wonderful blog post by Jennifer Pitt. She’ll convince you that the water is working hard out there.  (Source:

Easter Weekend is a long weekend in Mexico. Our very own Dr. Osvel Hinojosa spent some of it at San Luis Rio Colorado where community members gathered for an impromptu river carnival.  What better way to celebrate spring? Happy Earth Day, everyone.