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Tapped Out

Power, justice and water in the West

Eight INN member news organizations document serious concerns including contamination, excessive groundwater pumping and environmental inequity.

Read the stories in the collaboration below.

Impact Report

Water-thirsty communities gain global attention; story unleashes millions in funding

Eight INN members spent more than three months reporting on water issues in the Western U.S. For more INN reporting on this issue, see “Tapped Out: Power and water justice in the rural West.”

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The collaboration participants are INN members California Health Report and High Country News; SJV Water and the Center for Collaborative Investigative Journalism; Circle of Blue; Columbia Insight; Ensia; and New Mexico In Depth.

This project was made possible by a grant from The Water Desk, with support from Ensia and INN’s Amplify News Project.

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