a nonprofit media outlet for water solutions
August 31, 2020
waterloop #45: Heather Sackett on the Complexity of Water Rights in Colorado

Heather Sackett is Managing Editor at Aspen Journalism and Editor and Report of its Water Desk. In this episode Heather discusses the rise and importance of nonprofit media outlets such as Aspen Journalism that cover environmental issues.


Heather Sackett is Managing Editor at Aspen Journalism and Editor and Report of its Water Desk.

In this episode Heather discusses the rise and importance of nonprofit media outlets such as Aspen Journalism that cover environmental issues. She explains water rights in Colorado and the impact of climate change and the Colorado River Compact on water management. Heather also talks about private investors and hedge funds buying land to gain water rights and the community’s perception of that activity.

The waterloop podcast is brought to you by High Sierra Showerheads, the smart and stylish way to save water, energy, and money while enjoying a powerful shower. Use promo code waterloop for 20 percent off at www.highsierrashowerheads.com