Colorado Teacher of the Year winner focuses on water conservation

Autumn Rivera is a middle school teacher at Glenwood Springs Middle School and was named Colorado Teacher of the Year and her mission is to promote water conservation in the classroom and inspire students on environmental issues such as our state’s water issue.

Colorado reservoirs filling back up post-drought

The Western Slope is no stranger to drought. It’s a fight Coloradans have been waging for years. Last summer, the Grand Valley turned tomato red on the map, classified as in extreme or exceptional drought, but Andrea Lopez of Ute Water says some reservoirs are slowly filling back up.

Colorado Olympian Jeremy Bloom helps conserve our state’s water

As a Colorado kid, Jeremy Bloom grew up playing on some form of water nearly every day. Growing up on Boyd Lake in Loveland, Colo., his family were avid water skiers in the summer. During the winter season, however, is where his passion for water, in the form of snow, truly came alive. Back then, it seemed so magical, plentiful and never ending.
The harsh reality is that today, that same extraordinary substance is at risk.