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Connecting the Drops: KRCC’s Interview With James Eklund

It’s been over a year since Governor Hickenlooper issued an executive order calling for the creation of a state water plan.  It won’t be a legal document, but the plan is expected to make recommendations that will guide future water planning and funding decisions.  The process is...

Hot Off the Presses: Hickenlooper Calls New Dam Projects ‘Unlikely’

From the Denver Business Journal: Gov. John Hickenlooper said it’s “unlikely” public opinion across Colorado would allow for the construction of a new major dam project, despite a continuing increase in the state’s population and an ongoing drought. The...

Only Bold Action Will Save the Colorado River

Bart Miller, Water Program Director for Western Resource Advocates and Matt Rice, Director of the Colorado River Basin Program for American Rivers,  offered some common sense solutions to help overcome the supply and demand imbalance of the river in a guest commentary feature...

The Key To Solving Colorado’s Water Woes

From urban residents to business owners to farmers, we all have a role to play in using our water resources more efficiently. When it comes to water, we all need to live within our means. Greater cooperation, innovative technologies and best practices will help Colorado build...

Gov. Hickenlooper and the State Water Board Need to Raise All Boats

Western Resource Advocates and Conservation Colorado water experts offered preliminary responses to this week’s release of eight draft Basin Implementation Plans – local level plans in each major river basin across Colorado addressing future water supply and river health....