User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-National
Category: Resource Management :: Reservoirs
Last updated: Sep 20 2019 15:35 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Climate change could mean less farming in the West 20.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Colorado and California are rethinking water management for a hotter, drier future, while balancing urban water needs with the benefits agriculture brings to rural communities.
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Developers seeking water for booming Front Range look to the San Luis Valley, where farmers already face well shut-offs 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Thousands of feet under irrigated green crop circles, Colorado's low-income San Luis Valley holds vast water in a super-deep aquifer, and developers 180 miles away on the booming-yet-water-stressed Front Range want to tap it to supply suburban expansion.
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West wrestles with Colorado River “grand bargain” as changing climate depletes water governed by 1922 compact 25.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Rocky Mountain water managers worried about climate-driven depletion across the Colorado River Basin are mulling a "grand bargain" that would overhaul obligations among seven southwestern states for sharing the river's water.
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Historic ranch on Colorado’s high plains now holds millions of gallons of water for Denver-area economic development 17.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The desire to expand housing, commerce and other development around metro Denver and on arid high plains once deemed inhospitable has driven an innovative urban water broker to build a $22 million reservoir on a ranch 70 miles east of the city along the South Platte River.
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Love the water but not whitewater? Try L.A.'s coolest paddling places 16.8.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Newport's Back Bay and Marina del Rey offer perfect calm-water spots to kayak and stand-up paddleboard

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Search ongoing for woman who went missing in Roaring Fork River 1.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
A search is ongoing for a woman who was swept downstream while swimming near the Devil's Punchbowl on Independence Pass east of Aspen Wednesday.
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Denver driver fled after skateboarder collided with vehicle at Lincoln and Colfax, police say 31.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver Police Department is investigating an auto versus pedestrian hit and run crash that resulted in serious injuries at Lincoln Street and Colfax Avenue.
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Child rescued from Cherry Creek Reservoir after 10 minutes underwater 29.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A child was rushed to the hospital after they were pulled from the Cherry Creek Reservoir Sunday afternoon.
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Boating policies, inspections keep invasive mussels at bay in Boulder, Broomfield counties 23.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
As confirmed cases of invasive mussel contamination on out-of-state boats reach record numbers in areas close to Boulder County, local authorities say the problematic species' profile remains low, as it traditionally has, within county borders.
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Western states buy time with a 7-year Colorado River drought plan, but face a hotter, drier future 17.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
Dry years like 2018 are the likely future — leaders must begin planning for them now.
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Earthquakes rattle the Bay Area; shaking hits near fault north of Livermore 17.7.2019 LA Times: Science

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon at 1:11 p.m. near Livermore, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Ancient Palace From Mysterious Empire Discovered After Reservoir Evaporates in Drought 4.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The palace site, known as Kemune, was until recently covered by water from a reservoir, according to archaeologists.
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Researchers track elk’s 250-mile journey across Colorado to give birth 3.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS -- Wildlife researchers say an elk traveled more than 250 miles across Colorado to give birth.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of June 24-30 30.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Big new reservoirs planned northeast of Denver would divert more of South Platte’s Nebraska-bound water to thirsty metro suburbs 30.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado officials are planning to build multiple large reservoirs on the prairie northeast of Denver to capture more of the South Platte River's Nebraska-bound water, then pump it back westward to booming metro suburbs struggling to wean themselves off dwindling underground aquifers.
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis 25.6.2019 WRI Stories
How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis Comments|Add Comment|PrintChennai is one of the largest cities in India. Photo by Design for Health/Flickr Chennai, India faced a devastating flood in 2015 that killed hundreds of people and displaced many more. Today, the southern Indian city’s four main reservoirs are virtually dry. This crisis is not only due to lack of water. Lack of proper management is exacerbating dry conditions in Chennai and many other... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis 25.6.2019 THE CITY FIX
Chennai, India faced a devastating flood in 2015 that killed hundreds of people and displaced many more. Today, the southern Indian city’s four main reservoirs are virtually dry. This crisis is not only due to lack of water. Lack of proper management ...
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Huge Reservoir of Fresh Water Discovered Hidden Deep Beneath the Ocean off U.S. East Coast 24.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The aquifer stretches from Massachusetts to New Jersey—the biggest formation of its kind ever found.
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A run through Colorado’s Yampa whitewater reveals the wildness that remains. But will the West’s rivers survive urban demands? 23.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The rafts carried water-policy professionals who, as governments worldwide increasingly manipulate rivers to get water for growing populations, wanted a natural reference point. Their five-day foray last month was designed to connect them with the wildness that remains and also to forge a meeting of minds as the competition for water among western states increases.
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Body found in Western Slope reservoir identified 16.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A man recovered from a reservoir in western Colorado has been identified as 37-year-old Silt resident Justin Yenter.
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