Colorado legislators tasked the committee with looking for solutions on the taxed and declining Colorado River. The report is due in December.
Dozens of Colorado cities win $1.t5 million in state funding to tear out bluegrass, install water-wise landscapes
After years of frustration, advocates hope that a legislative resolution can clear up the waters of Grand Lake. The lake’s one-priced opacity has been clouded by Colorado-Big Thompson diversions.
The 17-member committee of diverse interests has until Dec. 15 to come to agreement about what to tell Colordo legislators is needed given declined river flows.
Outgoing CEO says Colorado River water use must shift from ag to urban. “That is the heart of the negotiation that is going to have to occur,” he says..
State legislators created a Colorado River task force. John McClow, a prominent water official, argues that this represents a step backward.
Three big ideas to rescue the over-burdened and declining river, but are states and water users ready for them?
Parker Water and others have rejected the proposal to export water from the San Luis Valley. What to make of these donations by this company?
Once-in-a-century runoff predicted for river. “Don’t squander it,” water officials warn.
San Juan and Dolores snowpacks at 179%, but the Yampa Basin has neared historic highs, registering 145% of average
Colorado and other upper-basin states try to reduce water demand to allow reservoirs to recover. But this won’t be easy.
New entity proposed for Colorado to improve multi-agency coordination, more community outreach