User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-National
Category: Resource Management :: Reservoirs
Last updated: Sep 25 2020 01:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Video shows mountain lion swimming across a Colorado reservoir last weekend 25.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Apparently, no one told this mountain lion that cats aren't supposed to like water.
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Here are the Colorado mountains, bodies of water that people want to rename because of racist connotations 18.9.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado's newly formed geographic naming board has received 16 requests to change the names of mountains and open areas in the state -- many because of the current names' derogatory connotations toward Native Americans or Black people.
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Water shortages in western United States more likely than previously thought 16.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
There's a chance water levels in the two largest man-made reservoirs in the United States could dip to critically low levels by 2025, jeopardizing the steady flow of Colorado River water that more than 40 million people rely on in the American West.
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These hikers wanted a pandemic getaway. They ended up barely escaping the Creek fire 9.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

They were seeking fresh air, solitude and life away from coronavirus lockdowns. Instead, they got caught in a firestorm, some rescued by helicopter.

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Booming Front Range cities take first steps to build $500 million dam, reservoir near Holy Cross Wilderness 6.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Aurora and Colorado Springs are planning to flood these wetland fens and replace natural storage with a man-made system: a $500 million dam and a reservoir that may require changing wilderness boundaries.
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Colorado ranger drowned in Horsetooth Reservoir after strong winds, sheriff says 25.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
A Colorado ranger who drowned last week was not wearing his personal flotation device when he is believed to have been caught in strong winds on a reservoir, a county sheriff said.
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U.S. West faces reckoning over water but avoids cuts for now 14.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The white rings that wrap around two massive lakes in the U.S. West are a stark reminder of how water levels are dropping and a warning that the 40 million people who rely on the Colorado River face a much drier future.
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Body of swimmer who drowned in Chatfield Reservoir is recovered 6.8.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The body of an 18-year-old man who drowned in Chatfield Reservoir was recovered on Wednesday.
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Starbucks barista who got $100,000 in donations after face mask dust-up: ‘I’ve been given this incredible opportunity that I never saw coming’ 13.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Three weeks ago, a 24-year-old college student was working at a Starbucks in San Diego when a customer came in without wearing a face mask. He pointed out the coronavirus rules, she left, and then criticized him on Facebook for refusing to serve her.
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California megadrought? Not if you look at precipitation 5.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

Climate change is increasing California's wet-to-dry extremes, but average precipitation is not declining.

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Rainfall season was a 'roller coaster ride' when two wettest months turned dry 3.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

Rain year in L.A. was near-average, but far from normal

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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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Man dies in boating accident in Dillon Reservoir 15.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A 68-year-old man was found dead Sunday after a boating accident caused him to fall into Dillon Reservoir Saturday, according to the Summit County Sheriff's Office.
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Heavy rain overwhelms $3 billion Deep Tunnel again, forcing sewage into Lake Michigan 16.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Heavy rain overwhelms Chicago's $3 billion Deep Tunnel again, forcing sewage into Lake Michigan.
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Spring rain and snow fell short of miraculous for most of California 1.5.2020 LA Times: Environment

April ends with much of California lagging behind on precipitation

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California enters summer with below average snowpack; storms weren't enough to offset dry winter 1.5.2020 LA Times: Environment

A stormy spring wasn't enough to offset California's dry winter season.

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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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Is fishing allowed during Colorado’s stay-at-home order? Reporter finds answers from his kayak. 13.4.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Should fishing be allowed in the coronavirus age?
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Utilities are the new cool 9.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Thriving in the age of climate change pivots around electricity, and that means electric utilities are at the center.
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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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