Water Defines the West
To understand water is to understand Colorado, the history of the American West and human nature itself. Being one of the most common elements on the planet belies the universal thirst for clean, reliable water supplies and the constant struggle to find a balance between human demands and environmental health. This section of the Colorado River District website is a comprehensive resource for information on many aspects of the water picture. Whether student, teacher or interested member of the public, there is something here to advance your knowledge of this vital natural resource.