User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Resource Management :: Irrigation
Last updated: Sep 17 2019 01:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Colorado farmers fight to save their water and their community’s future 16.9.2019 Current Issue
‘We can either wait on Mother Nature — or we can give it a shot ourselves.’
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Water pipe on Colorado Boulevard repaired, all lanes expected to reopen by Thursday evening 29.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver Water crews expect to have all water main break repairs completed on Colorado Boulevard and Mississippi Avenue before the Thursday evening rush hour.
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Colorado farms turn to technology amid water warnings in Southwest U.S. 13.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A drone soared over a blazing hot cornfield in northeastern Colorado on a recent morning, snapping images with an infrared camera to help researchers decide how much water they would give the crops the next day.
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Denver Water proposing $500 million solution to lead pipes 1.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Denver Water will propose the removal of lead service pipes from homes across the metro area, an action rarely seen in the United States that could cost roughly $500 million and take 15 years.
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Firefighter uses YouTube duck calls to rescue ducklings in Littleton 22.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
A flock of ducklings is safe in suburban Denver after a firefighter used a recording of duck calls to coax some of them from a storm drain.
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Where water is life, many on the Pine Ridge Reservation go thirsty 27.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A pipeline’s promise is fulfilled for white ranchers while tribal communities are left waiting.
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Guest Commentary: The oil and gas bill doesn’t go far enough when the land and people are getting sick 15.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Pipes leak (that’s why we have plumbers), but when oil and gas pipes break and bleed people get sick and people die.
Plan to combat drought in West hinges on California, Arizona 27.2.2019 Denver Post: Local
A California irrigation district with the highest-priority rights to water from a major Western river is using its power to demand federal funds to restore the state's largest lake, hoping to capitalize on one of its best opportunities yet to tackle a long-standing environmental and human health hazard.
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PHOTOS: Despite drought, ranch life goes on in Southwest Colorado 17.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Despite having to sell about a quarter of their stock last year due to drought conditions, Mesa County ranchers Janie and Howard VanWinkle are in the middle of a promising calving season. The drought that has gripped much of Colorado since late 2017 didn't abate in 2018, and despite recent snowfall, the prospect of relief is still well down the road. 
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Colorado drought report: Southwest faces long road back to normal; Front Range dry but better off 17.2.2019 Denver Post: Local
The drought that has gripped much of Colorado since late 2017 didn't abate in 2018, and despite recent snowfall — which added to the all-important snowpack in the high country — the prospect of relief is still well down the road.
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In west Loveland, “unprecedented” water pipe leaks to close part of Wilson Avenue 20.12.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Loveland City Manager Steve Adams authorized emergency funding Tuesday to help quickly repair a series of leaks in one of the city's primary water transmission pipelines, which runs along Wilson Avenue.
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A fast-growing Denver suburb is planning a 70-mile water pipeline – opponents want them to improve the Poudre River while they’re at it 15.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Thornton, facing projections that its population will grow by well more than half over the next 50 years, is ready to claim the water it bought in the Cache la Poudre River three decades ago.
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Tap water in some Denver homes contains elevated lead. Now Denver Water, CDPHE and others are fighting about what to do. 4.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Six years after Denver Water detected elevated lead in residents' tap water, state health officials have ordered injection of a chemical into water supplies to slow lead pipe corrosion -- but utility officials are resisting.
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Maval farmers gear up to oppose PCMC’s closed pipeline project 13.3.2018 Pune – The Indian Express
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A Southwest water dispute reaches the Supreme Court 23.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Why a fight over groundwater has left farmers in New Mexico feeling stranded.
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Mike Pence’s Aspen vacation grounds hot-air balloon operation; owners out $10,000 2.1.2018 Denver Post: Local
Mike Pence's vacation to the Aspen area has disrupted one local business to the tune of $10,000.
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Inmates evacuated from Morgan County jail after water pipe bursts 2.1.2018 Denver Post: Local
Nearly 70 Morgan County Jail inmates were bused to jails in Washington and Logan Counties early New Year's Day after a pipe burst, cutting off water to the jail, officials say.
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Builders “farm” icicles to create massive ice castle in Dillon’s Town Park 27.12.2017 Denver Post: Entertainment
Crews have set up icicle farms, or nests of hanging chain link connected to a central sprinkler. Overnight, hundreds of icicles form underneath, and in the morning, workers harvest them to use as the day's building material.
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Rising groundwater damaging northeast Colorado homes 17.12.2017 Denver Post: Local
The PVC pipe snaking alongside Joanne Maes' house gives a little shudder, then two gurgles and a splash.
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California Westlands water settlement in limbo 10.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The deal addresses toxic drainage but could fall apart without congressional action.
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