The Cleanest Line

Pete McBride

Pete McBride has spent almost two decades studying the world with his camera. A self-taught photographer, filmmaker and writer, he has traveled on assignment to over 60 countries. Pete is the author of  The Colorado River: Flowing Through Conflict and the award-winning short film, Chasing Water—the background for today’s story.


The Colorado River claws its way to the sea for the first time in nearly two decades thanks to a historic binational agreement in the spring of 2014. The temporary

Delta Dawn

Aug 27, 2014 August 27, 2014

On an unusual Monday in March in the hamlet of San Luis Río Colorado, in the Mexican state of Sonora, hundreds of people gathered below a bridge that spans the dry channel of the Colorado River. The polka-beat of Ranchero music mixed with the sound of laughter across the… Read More