Dillon Reservoir

February 28, 2013--Snow-short story seriously scary (Durango Telegraph)

Apprehension continues to grow in Colorado as snowfall, although improving, remains far below average. Coming on top of severe drought last year, water managers and fire marshals fear a hot, dry summer ahead.


April 21, 2011--Denver, Western Slope reach sweeping water pact (Denver Post)

Waters leaders from Denver and several Western Slope organizations have reached a broad if still unsigned agreement described by one of the participants involved as a peace pact, with consequences that extend from Grand Junction to several Denver suburbs.


June 11, 2009--Front Range eyes mountain water (Durango Telegraph)

Mountain towns in the Rockies have a symbiotic relationship with Denver and other cities along Colorado’s urbanized, Front Range corridor. It is typically also one of ambivalence.

May 25, 2009--Dam releases to aid rare fish in Colorado River (Denver Post)

Six reservoirs along the upper Colorado River are releasing water through the Memorial Day weekend to help improve mating habitat for endangered fish. The releases from Granby, Ruedi, Windy Gap, Williams Wolford Mountain, Dillon and Green Mountain reservoirs are designed to replicate spring peak flows on the Colorado before the dams were built.


March 18, 2009--Watershed group rolls out Snake River plan (Summit Daily News)

Cleaning up all the pollution from abandoned mines would help the Snake River, but water quality in the basin above Keystone will never be pristine.

December 10, 2008--Breckenridge sanitation district prepares for $34M expansion (Summit Daily News)

Expansion of the wastewater-treatment plant at Farmer’s Korner — for $34 million — is on track for groundbreaking this summer, so long as the state doesn’t require an $8 million-to-$15 million nitrificatio

November 8, 2008--Scientists focus on tainted mine runoff in Summit County (Aspen Times)

Several weeks of intensive late-summer research at the abandoned Pennsylvania Mine in Summit County could help set the stage for state and federal cleanup funds.

October 4, 2008--West slope power, water deal in the works (Pueblo Chieftain)

Colorado Springs and the Bureau of Reclamation are looking at a 40-year agreement that would ensure the city’s diversions from the Blue River do not interfere with a federal power project.


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