User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Resource Management :: Conservation
Last updated: Feb 22 2015 06:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Ciruli: It's Colorado's move on water planning 21.2.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Colorado's statewide water planning is overdue. California and Texas, the nation's two largest states and users of Colorado headwaters, have moved well ahead of the state in planning and investment.
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Boulder scientists from NOAA hunt "sky rivers" to understand droughts 20.2.2015 Denver Post: All Political News
To help solve the problem of California's long-running drought, NOAA scientist Chris Fairall of Colorado took a trip last month to one of the wettest places he could find: a ferocious winter storm about 800 miles west of San Francisco.
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California drought cutbacks may include water at restaurants 18.2.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California residents may have to ask for water at restaurants and for fresh towels and sheets at hotels as the drought drags on.
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Study sees even bigger, longer droughts for much of U.S. West 13.2.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
As bad as recent droughts in California, the Southwest and the Midwest have been, scientists say far worse "megadroughts" are coming — and they're bound to last for decades.
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Denver aims lower, swaps DPS toilets, after hitting water use record 10.2.2015 Denver Post: Local
Maybe it is projects such as replacing 10,000 toilets in Denver Public Schools. Maybe it is Denver Water's ceaseless "Use Only What You Need" ...
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Dry January means more drought across West 6.2.2015 High Country News Most Recent
After a rainy December, many states now have lower-than-normal snowpacks.
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Disaster designation issued for S.W. Colo. counties 5.2.2015 Durango Herald
As Southwest Colorado’s drought conditions continue to increase during a warm, dry winter, help is in sight for area ranchers and farmers.Late Wednesday afternoon, the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued contiguous disaster designations for 21 of Colorado’s 64 counties, including Archuleta, La Plata and Montezuma...
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Californians use 22 percent less water, but residents face more cuts 4.2.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
December's rains enabled Californians to finally meet Gov. Jerry Brown's call for a 20 percent reduction in monthly water consumption, but more restrictions loom as the state adapts to drought conditions.
Yellowstone’s climate threat 2.2.2015 Current Issue
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NASA launches Earth-observing satellite 31.1.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A NASA satellite lifted off early Saturday on a three-year mission to track the amount of water locked in soil, which may help residents in low-lying regions brace for floods or farmers prepare for drought conditions.
When the atmosphere 'goes bananas,' wildfires do too 26.1.2015 High Country News Most Recent
2011's huge wildfires and what they portend. Spoiler: More dead trees.
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Mesas and Sky 19.1.2015 Current Issue
2014 Bell Prize runner-up
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As water demand slows, utilities seek new solutions 30.12.2014 High Country News Most Recent
Will new pricing models be the answer to both revenue problems and water waste?
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Texas ranchers seeking alternative incomes 20.12.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
GAIL, Texas (AP) — The Muleshoe Ranch's profits were chopped in half when the drought withered pastures, dried up stock tanks and forced the owner to move most of his cattle out of state.
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Aquifer recharging can help stanch drought 10.12.2014 Writers on the Range
Oregon is successfully capturing runoff to underground storage.
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Underground storage can help stanch invisible drought 10.12.2014 Writers on the Range
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Calif. drought driven by natural atmosphere patterns, study says 10.12.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
California's worst drought in four decades, which has threatened agriculture and exacerbated wildfire risk, has been driven primarily by natural atmospheric patterns, according to a U.S. government-sponsored study.
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Cities look to farms for help in Colorado River drought 9.12.2014 High Country News Most Recent
West’s biggest water agencies finalize a major agreement to boost Lake Mead levels.
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California releasing new figures on water saving 3.12.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians are losing ground in a state goal to cut water use by 20 percent in the drought.
Dry California awaits powerful Pacific storm 2.12.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pacific storm moved into drought-dry California on Tuesday, bringing hopes for much-needed moisture but fears of mudflows on wildfire-scarred hillsides.
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