90 by 20: A commonsense solution for the Colorado River

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Western Resource Advocates is proud to participate in the 90 by 20 water conservation campaign. We played a leadership role in determining the campaign’s water use goal (90 gallons of water used per person per day by 2020) and identifying the communities to target (Denver metro area, Phoenix metro area, Continue reading

Think that a hotter, drier West is no big deal?

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Think that a hotter, drier West is no big deal? Disturbing reports this week state that this summer’s bone-dry conditions, withering crops, wildfires, and falling water tables are causing steep price spikes for basic agricultural products. For example, high hay prices have led to the abandonment of thousands of horses Continue reading