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Big water: My trip on the Arkansas River

Big water. That is what I kept hearing as I told friends I was going on a rafting trip on the Arkansas River in early June. Thanks to the above average snow pack and cool rainy spring, the water literally is big – meaning it is pushing the limits of its banks, covering riverside...

What’s the Buzz on Water in Colorado? Getting our Rivers Back into Balance

Does Colorado need a water plan?  Are there bears in the woods? You wouldn’t start a business or take a long trip without first making a plan. The same should be true for the world’s most precious resource, the one we can’t live without for more than a few days–WATER. But, up to...
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Report: Front Range, West Slope Miles Apart on Colorado’s Water Future

Boulder Weekly writer Bob Berwyn examines the history behind the Colorado Water Plan, and talks to Colorado River and water conservation advocates in his latest article. Here’s a peek: “When Colorado’s earth cracked open in the great drought of 2002, it may have also...
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Water Board Offers Updated Colorado Water Plan Timeline

The Colorado Water Conservation Board released an updated timeline for the Colorado Water Plan. The plan is expected to provide a path forward for providing Coloradans with the water we need while supporting healthy watersheds and the environment, robust recreation and tourism...