Brad Udall

Brad Udall

Colorado State University

Field(s) of Expertise

Water Policy

Climate Adaptation

In The News
Southwest states facing tough choices about water as Colorado River diminishes July 30, 2023 60 Minutes
Don't call it a 'drought': Climate scientist Brad Udall views Colorado River crisis as the beginning of aridification August 25, 2022 Steamboat Pilot & Today
Southwest states facing tough choices about water as Colorado River diminishes August 14, 2022 60 Minutes
PROPORTIONATE LIMITS MAY FLOAT COLORADO RIVER USERS THROUGH WATER CRISIS July 29, 2022 Greeley Tribune
Proposed Whitney Reservoir has far-reaching impacts for Western Slope July 22, 2022 Missoula Current
Fixing what isn't broken June 17, 2022 The Daily Sentinel
Could the #ColoradoRiver Compact adapt to go with the flow? — GreenWire #COriver #aridification June 7, 2022 GreenWire
Advocacy group asks Southwest to 'amp up the urgency' on protecting Colorado River water April 18, 2022 azCentral
The Colorado River’s confounding math problem March 23, 2022 Coyote Gulch
22 years of drought in Colorado, rest of the Southwest is worst stretch in 1,200 years, study shows February 14, 2022 The Colorado Sun
How the U.S. Megadrought Will Affect 2022 and Beyond January 5, 2022 Discover Magazine
Warm Winter Persists as Second ‘La Nina’ Year is Predicted December 23, 2021 North Forty News
Meager snowpack hints at grim future for winters in Western U.S. December 17, 2021 KUNC
Arizona joins Nevada, California and tribes in a pledge to slash Colorado River water use December 15, 2021 Arizona Central
Drought monitors paint a bleak picture for the Colorado River November 25, 2021 Arizona Public Media
These four metrics are used to track drought, and they paint a bleak picture November 24, 2021 KUNC
If the Colorado River keeps drying up, a century-old agreement to share the water could be threatened. No one is sure what happens next. November 19, 2021 CPR News
Colorado River Water Users face cuts as Historic Drought takes its toll October 25, 2021 60 Minutes
Southwest states facing tough choices about water as Colorado River diminishes October 24, 2021

60 Minutes

Colorado River Forecasts Not a ‘Crystal Ball’ September 1, 2021 Circle of Blue
First-ever water cuts declared for Colorado River in historic drought  August 17, 2021 CNN
First-ever water cuts declared for Colorado River in historic drought August 16, 2021 KGO 810
Two of America’s largest reservoirs reach record lows amid lasting drought.  July 27, 2021 New York Times
Drawing Down The Blue Mesa To Help The Dry West July 26, 2021 CBS Denver
Lake Powell — Nation's Second-Largest Reservoir — Hits Record Low July 24, 2021 KUNC
Colorado Arrives at the Dawn of Megafires, Part Three July 23, 2021 Pagosa Daily Post
The Colorado River is shrinking. Hard choices lie ahead, this scientist warns July 1, 2021 Science Magazine
Why water levels in megadrought-impacted Southwestern states have some experts concerned  June 26, 2021 ABC News
Scientists say dire climate change scenarios should be taken into account in Colorado River Basin water management June 4, 2021 NM Political Report
The Water Fight over the shrinking Colorado River April 8, 2021 BBC News
Proposed Whitney Reservoir has far-reaching impacts for Western Slope March 21, 2021 The Denver Post