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- Participating Entities
- Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District
- City of Durango Water Commission
- Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority
- Dolores Water Conservancy District
- Florida Water Conservancy District
- La Plata Electric Association
- La Plata Water Conservancy District
- Mancos Conservation District
- Mancos Water Conservancy District
- Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District (PAWSD)
- Pine River Irrigation District
- San Juan Water Conservancy District
- Southwestern Water Conservation District
- U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
- Regional Water Projects
- Animas River Stakeholders
- Animas-La Plata Project
- Cloud Seeding Program
- Dolores Project (McPhee Reservoir)
- Dry Gulch Reservoir (Pending)
- Florida Project (Lemon Reservoir)
- Jackson Gulch Reservoir
- Long Hollow Reservoir
- Pine River Project (Vallecito Reservoir)
- Rio Blanco Restoration Project
- River Protection Work Group
- UMETCO (Urivan) Water Rights
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November 15th, 2013
November 14, 2013--New study: Dust, warming portend dry future for the Colorado River (University of Colorado Boulder)
Reducing the amount of desert dust swept onto snowy Rocky Mountain peaks could help Western water managers deal with the challenges of a warmer future, according to a new study led by researchers at NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder.
In the mountain streams of the American West, the trout rules. People don't just catch this fish; they honor it. And spend lots of money pursuing it. But some western trout may be in trouble. Rivers and streams are getting warmer and there's often less water in them.
November 14, 2013--Water, municipal groups urge passage of infrastructure legislation (American Water Works Association)
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) and 10 other water and municipal groups urged key members of U.S. Congress to support pivotal legislation to repair critical U.S. water infrastructure. In letters to U.S.
November 14, 2013--Environmental groups warn bill supported by Aspen Skiing Co. could hurt rivers (Aspen Times)
A congressional bill supported by Aspen Skiing Co.
November 13, 2013--One-quarter of world's agriculture grows in highly water-stressed areas (Water Efficiency)
All living creatures need two things to survive: food and water.
The world's oceans are becoming acidic at an "unprecedented rate" and may be souring more rapidly than at any time in the past 300 million years. In their strongest statement yet on this issue, scientists say acidification could increase by 170% by 2100. They say that som
The climate in the Rocky Mountains
November 13, 2013--Americans back greenhouse gas cuts from power plants - and what's up with Utah? (USA Today)
The vast majority of Americans in each of 40-plus states surveyed say global warming is real, serious and man-made, and the concerns tend to be slightly higher in coastal or drought-stricken areas, says an analysis out today.
Eagle County’s two U.S. congressmen successfully snuffed a Forest Service move to take water rights without paying for them. Jared Polis and Scott Tipton have been battling a U.S.
November 13, 2013--Drought and population growth punch Colorado in face, state fights back with water planning (High Country News)
Last week, while speaking at lunch during the Upper Colorado Basin Water Conference