User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Resource Management :: Conservation
Last updated: Jun 14 2018 20:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Wild horses in drought-hit Sand Wash Basin won’t have water hauled in 14.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The wild horses in Moffat County's Sand Wash Basin will not be receiving supplemental water, at least not right now.
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Forest Service patrollers to help keep Dillon Ranger District safe from wildfires 2.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A freshly trained team of U.S. Forest Service patrollers set out on the Dillon Ranger District of the White River National Forest this week, beginning a summer-long project to prevent wildfires and protect natural resources.
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Experts: “Alarming” drought conditions hit U.S. Southwest 24.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Rivers and watering holes are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
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Southern Plains drought continues stress on crops, rangeland 22.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Lack of rainfall and above-average temperatures are prolonging the drought conditions that have stressed crops and rangelands and placed new pressures on groundwater sources across the U.S. Southern Plains, climatologists from the region said Monday.
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Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought 21.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States this spring, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers.
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Mexico, 2 U.S. states could see Colorado River cutback in 2020 10.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Mexico and the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada face a better-than-even possibility of getting less water from the Colorado River in 2020 because of a persistent drought, water managers said Wednesday.
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Arizona utility tries to end multi-state Colorado River feud 2.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Arizona's largest water provider on Tuesday tried to defuse a multi-state dispute over the Colorado River, saying it regretted the belligerent-sounding words it used to describe its management strategy for the critical, over-used waterway.
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After brief relief, forecasts indicate drought will continue 24.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
Dry weather will prolong the wildfire threat through summer in the southwestern United States, even though weekend showers temporarily relieved drought conditions in parts of the area, forecasters said Monday.
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Armed man tasered by Elbert County sheriff’s deputy dies 14.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A man died Thursday night after being tasered by an Elbert County Sheriffs' deputy. 
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Man, 71, falls off trail in Sunshine Canyon, tumbles quarter mile 14.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A 71-year-old man suffered a concussion Thursday in a quarter-mile fall off of a trail in Sunshine Canyon.
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Worsening drought threatens endangered minnow as parts of the Rio Grande dry up 14.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
Federal water managers will be facing difficult decisions as the worsening drought is significantly affecting flows on one of the country's longest river systems and prompting rescue missions for a tiny endangered fish.
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Boulder is considering purchasing historic, 110-acre Poor Farm property for $5.2 million 8.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The Boulder City Council soon will vote on whether to approve, for $5.2 million, the purchase of the historic, 110-acre Boulder County Poor Farm property on 63rd Street.
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Weather on! Colorado Rockies home opener forecast includes 80% chance of snowballs 6.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Rain, sleet and snow — not the Atlanta Braves — may be the Colorado Rockies' biggest foe at the 2018 home opener Friday afternoon.
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Dish’s Sling TV teams up with rival Comcast — say what? 6.4.2018 Denver Post: Business
Comcast TV subscribers can now subscribe to Sling International and its 394 channels in 21 languages. The head scratcher is that Sling is owned by Douglas County Dish Network, a rival of Comcast.
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Colorado mountain snowpack still lags, at 72 percent of the norm 26.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
Colorado mountain snowpack still lags, at 72 percent of the norm, and federal forecasters project drought will persist across much of the southwestern United States, threatening agricultural producers.
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Drought in spring? It’s possible. Here’s how to prepare your yard for drought in Colorado and beyond 17.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
This week's Punch List covers how to care for your yard in a drought (even in the spring) and planting vegetables.
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Cloud seeding may make it snow, but will it reduce droughts in the West? 26.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Machines that prod clouds to make snow may sound like something out of an old science fiction movie. But worsening water scarcity, combined with new evidence that "cloud seeding" can work, is spurring states, counties, water districts and power companies across the thirsty West to use the strategy.
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As Cape Town’s water runs out, the rich drill wells. The poor worry about eating. 24.2.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Within the next few months, Cape Town's taps could run dry, the result of a protracted drought and a government failure to provide an alternative water source to this city of 4 million. Now residents are scrambling to find their own private solutions.
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Cape Town pushes “Day Zero,” when it might have to turn off most water taps due to drought, back to May 6.2.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Cape Town has pushed back "Day Zero" — the date when it might have to turn off most taps because of a long drought — by nearly a month to May 11.
Climate change forced me to leave the place that I love 22.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
After finding their dream town, a family fled drought and fire.
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