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Colorado Water Supply Issues Highlighted in Killing the Colorado Video

Killing the Colorado is a multi-part series from ProPublica and Matter that investigates the water crisis in the West. Learn about how growth in population, agriculture, businesses and the economy have impacted the Colorado water supply following the water deal established back...

Colorado Water Plan Timeline: Next Up? Second Draft of the Plan

What’s up next for the Colorado Water Plan? The second draft, which is due to be released on July 15, 2015.

National Geographic Blog: Keeping the Wild Yampa River Wild

Cutting through the steep canyons and arid sage lands of northwestern Colorado and northeastern Utah, the Yampa River is the region’s lifeblood. The river’s relentless force has carved out the area’s stratified geology and exposed the fossils that give Dinosaur National Monument...

Farmers Have Their Say About Colorado Water Plan

This post was co-written by Mark Harris, general manager for the Grand Valley Water Users’ Association. In a recent op-ed, the Colorado Forum – a nonpartisan organization of CEOs and civic leaders – delivered a powerful message to Governor Hickenlooper, who is drafting a...

It’s Fix a Leak Week!

Fix a Leak Week is celebrated in March of each year as a time to remind Americans to check their household fixtures and irrigation systems for leaks. The Facts on Leaks: The average household’s leaks can account for more than 10,000 gallons of water wasted every year, or...
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Colorado Water Plan Conservation Essentials

A Colorado Water Plan is being drafted that will provide a secure water future for our state only if it makes conservation its cornerstone. This plan is crucial for protecting the future of our rivers — and the wildlife, communities, agriculture and businesses that depend...

Colorado Water Poll: Scarce Water Important As Economic Issues

New Poll shows scarce water concerns are just as important as economic concerns in West. Post by Water For Colorado. Find out more HERE.

9News: Importance of Water for Small Businesses

9News reporter Maya Rodriguez continues her coverage of the Colorado Water Plan and water issues in the state featuring small businesses owners who rely on healthy and flowing rivers:

Colorado Water Plan – Don’t Leave Healthy Ecosystems Out To Dry

By Ken Neubecker, Associate Director, Colorado Basin Program for American Rivers On November 19th the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) reviewed and approved the draft Colorado Water Plan.  With that and a few “tweaks”, the 385-page document will be sent to the Governor’s...

Colorado Water Plan Dec. 10 Press Conference

A draft of the Colorado Water Plan by the Colorado Water Conservation Board is handed over to Gov. John Hickenlooper by CWCB’s boss James Eklund at a Dec. 10 press conference.