Together with the launch of the website disputewaters.com this week, we have a double page publication in the German weekly newsmagazine Der Freitag. There will be a slideshow of images on their website as well. Here’s a PDf of the publication. It is actually a collection of 5 short stories about the Colorado in general […]
Ronald and Johannes won a second prize in the prestigious Dutch photo contest ‘De Zilveren Camera’ with a series of aerial images of the uses of Colorado River water. You can see the series on the Zilveren Camera website. Or here on the Disputed Waters website.
Ronald de Hommel and Olivier van Beemen will visit the last part of the Colorado River from Oct. 27 until Nov 02 2010. They will visit the dried up delta just across the border in Mexico. Colorado water only reaches Baja California once every few years. The once lush wetlands have dried up due to the over-use of Colorado water
I made it to Denver yesterday. Jeroen, the writer, didn’t. His flight was cancelled so he’ll arrive two days later. I spent most of the day arranging stuff like getting the car, a phone and maps. In the afternoon I drove to Wiggins 1hr and 15 mins north east of Denver. I saw the area from the plane when I arrived. From the sky it looked spectacular!