Brett Walton

reporter, Circle of Blue

Brett writes about freshwater and all of its connections: to agriculture, energy, infrastructure, politics, economics, and health. He also writes the Federal Water Tap, Circle of Blue’s weekly digest of U.S. government water news. He is the winner of two Society of Environmental Journalists reporting awards, one of the top honors in American environmental journalism: first place for explanatory reporting for a series on septic system pollution in the United States(2016) and third place for beat reporting in a small market (2014).