Colorado Blog Posts

March at Cherry Creek State Park - Credit: Sharon / Creative Commons

Protecting Cherry Creek Reservoir

August 31, 2016

Cherry Creek Reservoir is one of the most important urban aquatic resources in the State of Colorado. It is a Gold Medal walleye fishery, attracting more than 1.5 million visitors each year.

Gas flare near trees. Photo credit: Lakeview Images / Shutterstock

The Future of Methane in Colorado

August 23, 2016

Enjoy this guest blog from our friends and allies at Conservation Colorado. If you haven't yet contacted the EPA about reducing methane pollution - act today!

Kern River Oil Field in California. Photo credit: Andrew Grinberg / Clean Water Action

Our Latest Trip Around the Sun: A 2015 Collection of Articles and Insights

January 3, 2016

Highlights from some of Clean Water's favorite insights and developments this year in the world of oil and gas, drinking water protection and climate change.

Thoughts On the Gold King Spill

November 9, 2015

In August 2015, there was a three million gallon spill of mine waste water contaminated with heavy metals at Gold King Mine.

The Animas River Spill: A Legacy of Unchecked Pollution

August 14, 2015

Last weekend, I was heartbroken as I watched the Animas River turn orange. For those of you who have not had the occasion to visit the Animas River or drive through some of its mountain towns like Silverton, simply driving by can seem as though you are inserting yourself into a John Fielder or Ansel Adams photo.