Colorado Blog Posts

Corroded pipe with lead service fittings. Credit: Mike Thomas / Creative Commons

Denver Water’s Plan to Get the Lead Out While Protecting Our Watersheds

October 4, 2019

On September 6, 2019 Denver Water submitted its final Lead Reduction Program Plan to

South Platte River -- Photo credit: Jennifer Peters

Groundbreaking Plan to Reduce Lead Exposure in Drinking Water Will Also Protect Denver’s River, Lakes, and Streams

August 1, 2019

Visit South Platte River Park in Littleton, Colorado (a suburb a few miles south of Denver) on a summer weekend and you’ll likely see dozens of people paddling, wading, fishing, or tubing on the ri

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.