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Drought in the Colorado River reveals unseen Marvels
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Glen Canyon Institute (GCI) has called on the Bureau or Reclamation (BOR) to implement the Fill Mead First plan, which could save massive amounts of water.
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In The News
December 06, 2013
Last month, representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and Jared Polis (D-Colo.) introduced HR 3189, the so called “Water Rights Protection Act.” While the bill was disguised as a minor “fix” for a narrow water rights conflict between Colorado’s ski industry and the U.S. Forest Service, it is in fact a sweeping attempt to stop federal agencies from protecting fish, wildlife and recreation on our public lands. Read More »
December 05, 2013
Arizona’s water supply system, which combines far-reaching pipeline networks with state laws written to stabilize aquifers, resembles a statewide bucket brigade — deficits in one area are covered with a splash of water from another. Now an irrigation district in Arizona’s southwest corner and a groundwater district in the state’s high-growth core are working together to add another bucket to the line. Read More »
December 03, 2013
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The members of the Colorado River Basin Roundtable last week unanimously agreed to tell a group of Front Range water interests not to look for new sources of water on the Western Slope to meet a forecasted water shortage. “Don’t goddamn come here any more,” was the way Lurline Curran, county manager of Grand County, summed up the roundtable’s position just before the group voted to approve a white paper it has been working on for months. Read More »