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Category: River Systems :: Colorado River
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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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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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Editorial: Southern California doesn't have decades to figure out water recycling. We need it now 11.5.2020 LA Times: Opinion

It's time for the Metropolitan Water District's transition from water importer to recycling champion.

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This Month in Climate Science, February-March 2020: Carbon Sinks Shrink, Bumble Bees Decline, Nightingale Wings Shorten – and Ecosystems Could Collapse Faster 27.4.2020 WRI Stories
This Month in Climate Science, February-March 2020: Carbon Sinks Shrink, Bumble Bees Decline, Nightingale Wings Shorten – and Ecosystems Could Collapse Faster Comments|Add Comment|PrintBumble bee species are declining. Photo by Matt/Flickr Every month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change's causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already face and explores what's to come if we don't reduce emissions at a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Denver weather: 50% chance of rain showers, afternoon thunderstorms Friday 24.4.2020 Denver Post: Local
There's a 50% chance of rain and afternoon thunderstorms in Denver on Friday as snow showers are expected to continue in the mountains. 
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As a dying Salton Sea spews harmful dust, Imperial Valley water wars heat up again 23.4.2020 LA Times: Environment

An election in Southern California's farming mecca could have ramifications across the American West.

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Denver weather: Storm brings chance of rain, thunderstorms through Saturday 23.4.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
There's a chance of rain showers and thunderstorms in Denver over the next three days as a storm system moves over northern Colorado.
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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 12.4.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Rafters floating the silty waters of the Colorado River thousands of feet below the Grand Canyon’s rim can feel like they’re drifting through an alternate reality. Absent cell service or internet, they’re utterly disconnected from the world […]
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The West is in an expanding 20-year drought that a 'March Miracle' will do little to change 20.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Despite recent rains, moderate to severe drought is expanding in the Western U.S.

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World Water Day 2020: The role of innovation in creating abundance 20.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We are now beyond business-as-usual approaches for water, which is critical for watersheds such as the Colorado River Basin.
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Tribal Nations Enter Negotiations Over Colorado River Water 15.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Colorado River Basin is the setting for some of the most drawn-out and complex water issues in the Western US. In 2019, the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan—a water-conservation agreement between states, tribal nations and the […]
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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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Pedestrian struck, killed in Denver Saturday 8.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Denver Saturday, according to the Denver Police Department. 
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Truck involved in two fatal crashes six minutes apart in Weld County 8.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
A semitrailer in Weld County was involved in two fatal crashes overnight in Weld County in which the other drivers may have been impaired by drugs or alcohol.
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Environmental disaster or key to a clean energy future? A new twist on hydropower 5.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Energy companies are scrambling to build 'pumped storage' projects to complement solar and wind farms. Environmentalists are concerned.

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