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Water officials working on draft of demand management concept

Nov 30, 2020 -
State water officials are hoping early next year to roll out a draft demand management proposal to help in evaluating the concept as a possible response to managing Colorado...

Vail Resorts’ cancellation of cloud seeding this winter could mean less water in streams

Nov 27, 2020 -
Due to budget shortfalls, Vail Resorts has pulled this winter’s funding for its cloud seeding program — the longest-running in the state at 44 years — potentially reducing the...

Opinion: A toast to Coloradans’ willingness to unite on water needs

Nov 23, 2020 -
It may be time to amend the old adage, “Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting.” On three different ballot questions in the 2019 and 2020 elections, Colorado...

Colorado River Users Expect Biden to Put Focus on Climate Change

Nov 18, 2020 -
The incoming Biden administration will lead efforts to craft a new water-management regime for the seven-state Colorado River Basin, and people involved in the process expect any changes to...

Western Slope water woes likely to continue

Nov 18, 2020 -
Garfield County is on track to endure one of its worst droughts since 2002, according to a National Weather Service meteorologist.

District plan offers ideas for spending on water projects after tax passage

Nov 12, 2020 -
As the Colorado River District looks to quickly put newly approved tax revenues to work on Western Slope projects, an implementation plan offers some examples of the kind of...

Local Motion: Drought Impacts to Western Slope Producers

Nov 11, 2020 -
KVNF discusses the impacts of continuous hot and dry weather in Western Colorado with Reagan Waskom, Director, Colorado Water Institute, Colorado State University, Harrison Topp, Topp Fruits, Kate Greenberg, Colorado Commissioner of...

Wildfires Emerge as Threat to Water Quantity Across Parched West

Nov 10, 2020 -
As the largest wildfire in Colorado history spread beyond 200,000 acres, Mark Kempton began to worry it would incinerate so much of the Fort Collins watershed that the city...

The Colorado Climate Voter’s Guide To The 2020 Election Results

Nov 08, 2020 -
After days of uncertainty and delayed counting, Joe Biden was elected the 46th president of the United States on Saturday —  a historic vote that will likely have profound effects on...

What the Biden victory means for our rivers and clean water

Nov 07, 2020 -
One of my favorite quotes is from Leonardo da Vinci, “In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that...

Colorado Voters Choose to Protect Our Rivers

Nov 06, 2020 -
On November 3, Colorado voters passed two key ballot measures to help keep our rivers healthy and flowing. Together these measures will generate nearly $8...

The high cost of climate change is already straining the budgets of Colorado towns

Nov 06, 2020 -
The Grizzly Creek fire still is smoldering, but Glenwood Springs is already contemplating the challenges it will leave behind: severe damage to the forest drainages the Western Slope city...

Press Release: Water for Colorado Coalition Applauds the Passage of $8 Million to Protect Colorado’s Rivers

Nov 04, 2020 -
Today, the Water for Colorado coalition celebrates the passage of two key local ballot measures that will increase investment in Colorado’s rivers and streams.

Millions in new taxes approved for West Slope, Front Range water districts

Nov 04, 2020 -
Water won big in Colorado on Election Day as voters in two multi-county districts approved property tax increases to fund water projects and programs.

St. Vrain and Left Hand Water Conservancy District tax increase carrying with swell of Boulder County support

Nov 04, 2020 -
A tax increase to support the St. Vrain and Left Hand Water Conservancy District appears poised to pass, carried by the support of Boulder County voters. The St. Vrain...
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