User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Resource Management :: Conservation
Last updated: Oct 13 2014 13:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In 2014 water year, Colorado fortunate 13.10.2014 Durango Herald
The 2014 water year has ended gently – for Colorado, at least – as monsoonal rain and the remnants of Hurricane Odile provided enough moisture to push even the drought-stricken southeast quadrant into the 70-90 percent of normal precipitation range.It’s reasonable to think of it almost as an escape, as the state was...
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Drought a 'slow-motion disaster' for West 8.10.2014 azcentral.com | news
Presentations at the Western Governors' Association Drought Forum stress planning ...
Drought a 'slow-motion disaster' for Western states 8.10.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Republic Front Page
Presentations at the Western Governors' Association Drought Forum stress planning ...
Monsoon puts dent in short-term drought only 4.10.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Elections
According to hydrologists, our long-term drought situation is still in a bit of hurt despite the record rains this year because snowmelt is the main replenishment for Arizona's water ...
Colo. River supply concerns mounting 29.9.2014 Durango Herald
The water in Navajo Reservoir could play a role in meeting Colorado River Compact obligations in the event of continued drought, said Bruce Whitehead, director of the Southwestern Water Conservation District.Release of water to Lake Powell from Navajo Reservoir, Flaming Gorge Reservoir on the Green River in Utah and Blue Mesa Reservoir...
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Burning lemon trees in Yuma could mean water for Valley 28.9.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Elections
Yuma farmers getting paid to let fields go fallow in pilot program that would divert ...
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Innovators challenged over Ariz. water scarcity 28.9.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Elections
The Republic and others have collaborated to offer $100,000 for best pitch to water ...
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Innovators challenged over Arizona water scarcity 28.9.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Republic Front Page
The Republic and others have collaborated to offer $100,000 for best pitch to water ...
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More drought forecast next year across West 22.9.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Forecasters say severe drought or worse will continue into next year across much of the West, including parts of western Utah, most of Nevada and practically all of California.
Some California wells run dry amid drought 21.9.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
EAST PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of domestic wells in California's drought-parched Central Valley farming region have run dry, leaving many residents to rely on donated bottles of drinking water to get by.
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Can we find 1 equitable water policy? 16.9.2014 Durango Herald
Agricultural dry-up is an ominous phrase, but it’s reality on the Front Range as farmers sell water rights to satisfy unquenchable urban sprawl.It won’t be enough. Population predictions show Colorado doubling to 10 million residents in 50 years, mostly on the Front Range. Experts with the Colorado Water Conservation Board...
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In California drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitats 14.9.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
YUBA CITY, calif. — For the swirling flock of migrating shorebirds banking to a landing in California's Central Valley, a recently flooded rice field is providing a new kind of triage
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In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat 13.9.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — California's drought has created dire conditions for what conservationists say is a bigger-than-normal bird migration starting up now from the Arctic and subarctic.
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Despite deluge, Arizona still in drought 11.9.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Republic Front Page
When it comes to the long-term drought loosening its grip, you just can't catch up in a ...
New Mexico's green chile harvest in full swing 10.9.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — The sweet aroma of roasted peppers is wafting throughout New Mexico, signaling that fall is around the corner and the green chile harvest is in full swing.
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Arizona's drought not impacted by record rainfall 10.9.2014 azcentral.com | news
Despite seeing record rainfall on Monday, Arizona is unlikely to see an improvement in drought conditions across much of ...
California homes lack water meters during drought 7.9.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Fresno, Calif. • Although California is locked in a third year of historic drought, many homeowners and businesses still don’t have meters telling them just how much water they are using. That’s changing, but some say it’s not fast enough. State law requires water meters by 2025, but the State Water Resources Control Board says dozens of water districts, many in the thirsty Central Valley, aren’t totally metered. More than 235,000 homes and businesses in the state are not equipped with meters, a...
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Drought lingers, yet some homes lack water meters 7.9.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Fresno, Calif. • Although California is locked in a third year of historic drought, many homeowners and businesses still don’t have meters telling them just how much water they are using. That’s changing, but some say it’s not fast enough. State law requires water meters by 2025, but the State Water Resources Control Board says dozens of water districts, many in the thirsty Central Valley, aren’t totally metered. More than 235,000 homes and businesses in the state are not equipped with meters, a...
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Rain washes worries away for Colorado lawns, farms and fire prevention 3.9.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
The grass is green in Denver, the foothills are lush and Colorado's rivers are running high.
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Wildfire and bare-bottom bike riders 2.9.2014 Current Issue
Mishaps and mayhem from the region.
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