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Yuma Sun Editorial: Water Rates Should Include Conservation Incentives

Excerpts from Yuma Sun editorial: The City of Yuma’s new water rate structure includes an interesting angle: higher rates for those who use more. This is an idea that should encourage water conservation efforts. We’ve found the lack of water conservation here to be a bit...

Durango Herald: Water Issues in the Legislature

From the Durango Herald: While water won’t be the centerpiece issue of the Legislature this year, several lawmakers already are taking a look. Rep. Don Coram, R-Montrose, is taking another stab at curbing phreatophytes, a deep-rooted plant that takes in significant amounts of...

Denver Post Letter: Colorado Water Plan Needs Conservation

Re: “Final Colorado water plan will need specifics,” Dec. 12 editorial. I applaud The Denver Post for pointing to the need for more details to be incorporated into Colorado’s Water Plan as it continues to be shaped through 2015. Specifically, that the “action agenda” should place...

2015 Coverage Highlights

Here’s a roundup of notable 2015 coverage of the Colorado River. Western Slope Now (Grand Junction) : Citizens Petition Gov. Hickenlooper Over West Slope Water(Oct. 25) Grand Junction Sentinel (Western Slope): State Water Official Positive About Plan (Oct. 21) Grand...