/ Modified feb 20, 2020 noon

The Delta

Travel to the Colorado River Delta to witness revitalization efforts, five years after the pulse flow.

Five years ago the US and Mexico cooperated on an unprecedented project: the release of water from the Morelos Dam outside of Yuma into the long desiccated Colorado River Delta. The water wasn’t allocated for cities or irrigation: it was for purely environmental purposes – to measure the revitalizing effect that just a little bit of water could have. Although the release only lasted a few months, the work on revitalization has continued. We’ll check in on the work and see what the long-term impact has been.

Producer: Vanessa Barchfield
Videographer/Editor: Nate Huffman

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