Dozens of Colorado cities win $1.t5 million in state funding to tear out bluegrass, install water-wise landscapes
Colorado Water Conservation Board
State legislators created a Colorado River task force. John McClow, a prominent water official, argues that this represents a step backward.
Becky Mitchell has first-ever assignment to represent Colorado full time in body of upper-basin states of Colorado River Basin
Native Americans were not invited to craft the Colorado River Compact in 1922. Now they are at the table — and insist they must be part of solutions.
How will Colorado’s climate change in the next 30 or so years? Hotter, yes. Definitely. Precipitation? That’s a fuzzier picture.
Like hard rains amid the Dust Bowl, Colorado has lots of water almost everywhere. That’s exactly the time to talk about what do as hotter and drier inevitably return.
In Denver, before a friendly crowd, a scathing description of the upper basin vs. the lower basin. Guess who was compared to ski town trustafarians?
Colorado is essentially out of “new” water. Can it wring water from external landscaping in urban areas? A task force will be grappling with solutions.
Colorado legislators allocated $2 million for turf removal, a crucial response to the Colorado River Basin’s deepening aridification. Is it enough to do much?
The water conversation in Colorado has had a giant pivot in the last few decades, as was evident in at the annual conference of the Colorado Water Congress in late January.