Posts Tagged: pulse flow

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 »

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:

Curious how far the pulse flow has gotten? Check out this handy tagged map scientists have been using to track the water. 

usbr: Sunrise over the Colorado River near Blythe, CA. Photo by Alexander Stephens, Bureau of Reclamation. Every once in a while it’s nice to take a step back and remember what we’re working hard to protect and revitalize. With a view like this, courtesy of the Bureau of Reclamation, who wouldn’t want to restore the Colorado… Read more »