User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Resource Management :: Reservoirs
Last updated: Jun 26 2020 23:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Arizona starts talks on addressing dwindling Colorado River 26.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Arizona is getting a jump start on what will be a yearslong process to address a dwindling but key water source in the U.S. West.
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Man dies in boating accident in Dillon Reservoir 15.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A 68-year-old man was found dead Sunday after a boating accident caused him to fall into Dillon Reservoir Saturday, according to the Summit County Sheriff's Office.
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Waterton Canyon reopens for recreationalists next week 11.6.2020 Denver Post: Outdoors
Waterton Canyon, a popular destination for runners, anglers and wildlife watchers that was closed March 18 due to the coronavirus, will reopen on June 15 -- but only on weekdays.
We can save the Colorado River 13.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
It’s time to create an Irrigation Reserve Program.
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Fast-growing Western cities face megadrought 8.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Eleven states and northern Mexico will likely experience a drought more severe than any since the 1500s.
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Climate warming may hit Colorado River Basin farmers hardest as shrinking snowpack leads to less irrigation water 21.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado River Basin farmers will be hardest hit by climate warming, along with food growers in Central Asia and the southern Andes, due to high dependence on shrinking snow as a source of irrigation water, new research has found.
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Is fishing allowed during Colorado’s stay-at-home order? Reporter finds answers from his kayak. 13.4.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Should fishing be allowed in the coronavirus age?
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Is fishing allowed during Colorado’s stay-at-home order? Reporter finds answers from his kayak. 13.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Should fishing be allowed in the coronavirus age?
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Telling the story of the changing West 1.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
As the Trump administration retrenches, there’s a rising call for justice and political reform.
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Denver Water appeals judge’s finding that Gross Reservoir project needs Boulder County review 9.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The legal fight over expansion of Gross Reservoir in southwestern Boulder County kicked up another notch Friday as Denver Water filed an appeal over a December district court ruling mandating that the proposed project go through the county’s review process.
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Judge affirms Boulder County’s right to review of Gross Reservoir expansion 30.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A Boulder judge ruled Friday that Denver Water must go through Boulder County’s review process before proceeding with its planned expansion of Gross Reservoir, which would be the largest construction project in county history.
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U.S. officials to review deal on sharing Colorado River water 15.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Federal water managers are starting to review a crucial 2007 agreement for seven Western states to share drought-diminished water supplies from the Colorado River ahead of talks about revising and renewing it beginning in 2026, U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said Friday.
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Colorado rethinks dam safety as climate change heightens risk for state’s 27 “unsatisfactory” structures 1.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Denver Post examination of state records and interviews with dam safety officials found that, among 432 high-hazard dams statewide where failure likely would kill people, 27 are rated by state inspectors as unsatisfactory. A dozen have been classified that way for more than five years, records show.
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Colorado, 25 other states get $10M for dams from new federal grant program 10.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Built for irrigation in 1884, Smith Reservoir in Colorado no longer can hold as much water as it once did.
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Thousands face risk because of aging U.S. dams, including some in Colorado, AP finds 10.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
On a cold morning last March, Kenny Angel got a frantic knock on his door. Two workers from a utility company in northern Nebraska had come with a stark warning: Get out of your house.
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Developers seeking water for booming Front Range look to the San Luis Valley, where farmers already face well shut-offs 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Thousands of feet under irrigated green crop circles, Colorado's low-income San Luis Valley holds vast water in a super-deep aquifer, and developers 180 miles away on the booming-yet-water-stressed Front Range want to tap it to supply suburban expansion.
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West wrestles with Colorado River “grand bargain” as changing climate depletes water governed by 1922 compact 25.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Rocky Mountain water managers worried about climate-driven depletion across the Colorado River Basin are mulling a "grand bargain" that would overhaul obligations among seven southwestern states for sharing the river's water.
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Western states oppose plan to charge for U.S. reservoir water 23.8.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Attorneys general from a dozen western states want the Trump administration to halt a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that they say usurps states' authority over their own water.
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Heard Around the West in 2068 19.8.2019 Current Issue
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
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Historic ranch on Colorado’s high plains now holds millions of gallons of water for Denver-area economic development 17.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The desire to expand housing, commerce and other development around metro Denver and on arid high plains once deemed inhospitable has driven an innovative urban water broker to build a $22 million reservoir on a ranch 70 miles east of the city along the South Platte River.
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