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How Wildfires Threaten The Nation's Water Supply

It’s no secret that wildfires are getting worse. They’re threatening lives, homes, and ecosystems, including already precarious watersheds. It’s all becoming a vicious cycle, especially in some western states.

Ali Budner (@ali_budner) from member station KRCC reports. Her story comes to us from the Mountain West News Bureau.


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