User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Resource Management :: Conservation
Last updated: Apr 05 2019 12:07 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Utopic or dystopic future Bozeman? 21.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Things aren’t like they used to be in Montana’s iconic mountain town.
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Guest Commentary: A wet year has filled our reservoirs but we must prepare for the drought to come 14.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Time and water are alike in a lot of important ways. Both are finite resources that we can take for granted, or that we can manage carefully for great benefit. On Thursday, as the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) issues its official projections for water levels at Lake Powell and Lake Mead, it’s important to think […]
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The desert gets a biocrust skin graft 9.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Without its cover of living microorganisms, the desert is eroding.
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Denver’s Interstate 70 project is producing a whole lot of dirt 5.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Before construction crews can pour new pavement for the part of Interstate 70 that will replace an old viaduct in Denver, they have been digging -- a lot. CDOT is still working out where all the dirt will go.
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18,000 sandbags later, Lake City flood fears diminish even as rivers rise across southwestern Colorado 16.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Although many mountain towns have been under flood warnings recently, Lake City’s predicament was particularly dire and threatened lives, state emergency officials said. 
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Snowmelt fills Colorado River and other waterways in U.S. Southwest, easing drought fears 14.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A welcome surge of melting snow is pouring out of the Rocky Mountains and into the drought-stricken rivers of the southwestern U.S., fending off a water shortage but threatening to push rivers over their banks.
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Boulder man who died free solo climbing Eldorado Canyon identified 21.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Boulder County Coroner’s Office on Monday identified the man who died Saturday after falling roughly 100 feet while climbing in Eldorado Canyon State Park as Robert Dergay, 48, of Boulder.
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Hoover Dam ceremony marks Colorado River drought plan 21.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Federal, state and tribal water managers are marking completion of a long-negotiated plan for 40 million people and vast irrigated farms to share crucial Colorado River water despite ongoing drought in the arid U.S. Southwest.
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What a Denver suburb can teach the West about water 1.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Westminster, Colorado, is a model for integrating water data into planning.
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Greg Sopkin, former Colorado PUC chairman, appointed Environmental Protection Agency regional director 1.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Trump administration officials have appointed former Colorado Public Utilities Commission chairman Greg Sopkin as the Environmental Protection Agency's regional chief to oversee agency efforts in six western states.
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Carroll: A drought will come again and Denver will need an expanded Gross Reservoir to weather it 26.4.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
If you needed a reminder of how fickle Colorado’s snow and rainfall can be -- and the importance of water storage in a dry climate — the past 12 months have been a teaching moment.
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Colorado River basin reservoirs benefit from heavy snowpack 25.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Reservoirs around the Colorado River basin are in good shape after an exceptionally wet winter.
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Trump signs Colorado River drought plan 17.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West.
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U.S. Congress approves Colorado River drought plan 9.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
A plan to address a shrinking supply of water on a river that serves 40 million people in the U.S. West is headed to President Donald Trump.
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Officials urge Western Slope residents to continue conserving water 5.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Some depleted water reserves in Colorado are still recovering from one of the worst dry spells on record.
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Will Congress leave the Colorado River high and dry? 4.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
After months of negotiations, seven basin states wait for Congressional approval.
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Colorado’s epic snowfall helps ease drought conditions, but state not out of the woods 1.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
While the snowfall that has pounded Colorado's mountains in recent weeks has helped break the near-term drought, water experts aren't declaring an end to the troubling long-term trend of low water levels as the state's climate shifts to greater aridity.
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Colorado River drought plan gets first congressional hearing 27.3.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A plan that outlines how seven states will deal with declining flows in a major river in the U.S. West is getting its first hearing in Congress.
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Colorado, Western states finalize landmark drought plan to voluntarily use less Colorado River water 20.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
Faced with reservoirs less than half full along the Colorado River, federal authorities and negotiators for Colorado and six other states on Tuesday finalized a landmark plan to share the burden of voluntarily using less water as growing cities and warming temperatures deplete the supply for 40 million people.
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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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