User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-National
Category: River Systems :: Colorado River
Last updated: Jan 11 2019 04:05 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 3,561    
EDF Lauds Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’ Support for Water in State of the State Address 10.1.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EDF Lauds Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’ Support for Water in State of the State Address
Also found in: [+]
Around the world, miles of rock are missing. Could 'Snowball Earth' be the culprit? 3.1.2019 LA Times: Science

When the famed explorer John Wesley Powell bumped, splashed and thrashed his way down the Colorado River in 1869, he discovered one of the most striking geologic features on Earth. Not the Grand Canyon — although that too is a marvel — but a conspicuous boundary between the sunset-colored sediments...

Also found in: [+]
Democratized, distributed and digital: 2019 will be transformative for water 3.1.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Awareness and action are no longer the sole domain of insiders and industry professionals.
Also found in: [+]
Lessons from Orange County, California's water strategy 2.1.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
And why water is the greatest challenge in resiliency planning.
Also found in: [+]
San Jose teen falls to her death from Horseshoe Bend overlook in Arizona 27.12.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Authorities say a California girl visiting an Arizona landmark has died from what appears to be an accidental fall.

Coconino County sheriff’s officials said Wednesday that the body of the 14-year-old girl was found about 700 feet below Horseshoe Bend overlook.

The tourist destination gives a view...

40 Million Americans Depend on the Colorado River. It’s Drying Up. 17.12.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Prompted by years of drought and mismanagement, a series of urgent multi-state meetings are currently underway in Las Vegas to renegotiate the use of the Colorado River. Seven states and the federal government are close to a deal, with a powerful group of farmers […]
Also found in: [+]
Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman Provides Jan. 31 Deadline for Drought Contingency Plans 13.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman Provides Jan. 31 Deadline for Drought Contingency Plans
Also found in: [+]
Metropolitan Water District approves Colorado River shortage plan 12.12.2018 LA Times: Science

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California on Tuesday approved a plan for sharing Colorado River delivery cuts if a shortage is declared on the drought-depleted river.

The vote by the district, which imports water to the Southland, represents another step in a years-long attempt to...

Also found in: [+]
Bigger wildfires. Worsening droughts. More disease. How climate change is battering California 25.11.2018 LA Times: Environment

Bigger, more dangerous wildfires. Coastlines threatened by rising sea levels. Less water. More heat-related illnesses.

These are some of the ways climate change is rapidly changing California and the West, with conditions only expected to worsen, according to a landmark federal report, the first...

Also found in: [+]
When in drought: States take on urgent negotiations to avoid Colorado River crisis 14.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After years of sustained drought, water managers along the Colorado River system are renegotiating water cutbacks to seven Western states, hoping to avoid more drastic shortages in the future.
Also found in: [+]
Can Los Angeles use the Hoover Dam as a giant battery? 12.9.2018 GreenBiz.com
Sure, it's an ambitious plan — but the hurdles could be more historical than technical.
Also found in: [+]
Bicyclist assaulted by driver on Longmont street, police say 6.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A bicyclist told Longmont police he was assaulted by a driver following a verbal confrontation while they were heading the same direction on a city street Wednesday morning.
Also found in: [+]
Colorado man found guilty of 2 murders gets life sentence 6.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A Colorado man convicted of murdering two people has been formally sentenced to serve the rest of his life in prison with no chance at parole.
Also found in: [+]
Colorado man sentenced to 5 years for marijuana grow on federal land 5.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
DENVER -- Prosecutors say a Colorado man has been sentenced to five years in prison for growing thousands of marijuana plants on an island in the Colorado River.
Also found in: [+]
State wildlife officials, partners urge halt in fishing Roaring Fork River when water temps rise 5.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Anglers in the Roaring Fork Valley are being urged to give fish a break on these hot, dry days.
Also found in: [+]
Here’s what you need to know for Colorado’s primary Election Day 26.6.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
It's primary Election Day in Colorado and there's still plenty of time left to vote if you haven't cast your ballot yet.
Also found in: [+]
Vanishing Rio Grande puts pressure on San Luis Valley farmers during extreme drought 22.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Seldom has the Rio Grande River, the nation's fourth longest and the one that nourishes the most drought-prone terrain, flowed so low.
Also found in: [+]
High river flows happened early, challenging Colorado’s booming whitewater industry 26.5.2018 Denver Post: Business
Normally a smiling Grinch snow pattern appears on the side of 14,235-foot Mount Shavano around the June solstice, signaling to locals the arrival of the big water. This year, the Grinch is already gone.
Also found in: [+]
Minnesota's renewable energy revolution 24.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
This week on Climate Cast, we assess the state of Minnesota's renewable energy economy, infrastructure, and the potential for accelerated growth.
Also found in: [+]
Experts: “Alarming” drought conditions hit U.S. Southwest 24.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Rivers and watering holes are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 3,561