User: flenvcenter Topic: Four Corners-Regional
Category: Rivers
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Letters: Oppose the Powell Pipeline (6/30/20) 1.7.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Oppose the Powell Pipeline Those of us who live in the West recognize the importance of the Colorado River and the need to make efficient and equitable use of its water. The megadrought has reinforced this as some water deliveries have already been reduced, causing economic hardship.
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Arizona starts talks on addressing dwindling Colorado River 26.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Arizona is getting a jump start on what will be a yearslong process to address a dwindling but key water source in the U.S. West.
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Colorado weather: Overnight snow expected in the mountains, freeze warning posted 9.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Snow is expected tonight in areas of the Colorado mountains above 9,000-feet in elevation and a freeze warning is posted for extreme northwest and southwest parts of the state.
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Guest commentary: Don’t hurt farmers to save the Colorado River 31.5.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The imbalance on the Colorado River needs to be addressed, and agriculture, as the biggest water user in the basin, needs to be part of a fair solution. But drying up vital food-producing land is a blunt tool.
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We can save the Colorado River 13.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
It’s time to create an Irrigation Reserve Program.
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Colorado water roller coaster leads to drought, fire risk and weaker-than-average streamflow 11.5.2020 Denver Post: Local
One of Colorado's driest springs on record has led to diminished mountain streamflow and snow at 76% of the norm for this time of year as warmer temperatures accelerate melting.
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Fast-growing Western cities face megadrought 8.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Eleven states and northern Mexico will likely experience a drought more severe than any since the 1500s.
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Kafer: The summer of isolation is the time to replace your grass with water-friendly plants 23.4.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
You can reduce water use not by forgoing the recommended eight daily glasses of water, showering less often, or draining the fishbowl but by cutting back on grass, the turf kind, that is.
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Angler drowns after boat overturns in the Colorado River 22.4.2020 Denver Post: Local
A man has drowned in the Colorado River after he fell from a boat while fishing near Grand Avenue Bridge east of Grand Junction, authorities said.
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United Airlines pilot files lawsuit against DIA Westin hotel 5 months after settling wrongful arrest for being naked 21.4.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A United Airlines pilot in a wrongful arrest case stemming from a now-dismissed indecent exposure charge in September of 2018 has filed a lawsuit against The Westin Denver International Airport.
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Climate warming may hit Colorado River Basin farmers hardest as shrinking snowpack leads to less irrigation water 21.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado River Basin farmers will be hardest hit by climate warming, along with food growers in Central Asia and the southern Andes, due to high dependence on shrinking snow as a source of irrigation water, new research has found.
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Denver weather: A return to spring temperatures with rain showers in the city 20.4.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Metro Denver residents face fair spring weather this week and mountain snow statewide -- crucial for water supplies -- was measuring slightly higher than normal for this time of year, though river basins in southern Colorado lag.
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Meet the outfitters welcoming Grand Canyon rafters to a COVID-19 reality 9.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
“A harsh ending to a pretty wonderful experience.”
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‘This system cannot be sustained’ 10.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
This year, tribal nations enter negotiations over Colorado River water.
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Colorado mountain snowpack in “good spot” for water supply heading into spring 9.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado's mountain snow is measuring slightly higher than normal for this time of year, a vulnerable moment for cities and food growers ahead of spring, boosting confidence that water for crops, cattle and a growing population will be adequate.
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Push to protect 1.4 million acres of wilderness in Colorado and the West advances in Congress 13.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado last gained significant wilderness in 1993, when about 600,000 acres of land was designated.
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Endangered humpback chub fish on upswing in Colorado River basin, federal officials say 22.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
An endangered fish found in the Colorado River basin is on the upswing, federal officials said Tuesday as they proposed reclassifying the humpback chub as threatened.
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U.S. officials to review deal on sharing Colorado River water 15.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Federal water managers are starting to review a crucial 2007 agreement for seven Western states to share drought-diminished water supplies from the Colorado River ahead of talks about revising and renewing it beginning in 2026, U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said Friday.
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Driver who died in crash into Colorado River is identified as Edgewater man 27.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
A driver who died when his truck crashed into the Colorado River in Mesa County has been identified.
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Humans are great at giving real problems the side-eye 11.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Two new titles provide insight on the willful ignorance that lead to the West’s water woes.
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