A Single Drop

Each year brings warnings of drought and with it, the implementation of water conservation measures. How do climatologists know if a lack of precipitation is a drought indicator or simply part of the earth’s natural cycle? In a word: Data. Everything water related, including drought, begins with precipitation. Systematic weather reporting in Colorado began in … Continue reading A Single Drop

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Thoughts on the Climate and Colorado’s Water Future Workshop

By Sabrina Kliman, OSM/VISTA with Colorado River Watch, and the one scholarship recipient who was able to attend the Colorado Foundation for Water Education's Climate and Colorado's Water Future Workshop I was really excited to be able to attend the 2013 Climate and Colorado’s Water Future workshop; not only would I get to tour the … Continue reading Thoughts on the Climate and Colorado’s Water Future Workshop