Yale E360 unrolls a multipart series about the problems the Colorado River has experienced as the water dwindles while demand soars. Author Jim Robbins and photographer Ted Wood show how climate change, growing user demand and a 19-year drought have caused crisis in the Colorado River basin and outline steps officials have taken to ensure water for their populations.
So far the series has four parts:
Part I: The West’s Great River Hits Its Limits: Will the Colorado Run Dry?
Part II: On the Water-Starved Colorado River, Drought Is the New Normal
Part III: Running Dry: New Strategies for Conserving Water on the Colorado
Part IV: In Era of Drought, Phoenix Prepares for a Future Without Colorado River Water