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January 30, 2015--Governor: Face woes ‘head-on’ (Pueblo Chieftain)

That two-word description is one way to boil down the Colorado Water Plan, all 2,000 pages and 15,000 comments on it, the Colorado Water Congress learned Thursday. “We have to be smarter. We’re not going to have enough to do everything we want,” Gov.


January 29, 2015--New chief appointed for Arizona Department of Water Resources (Environmental Protection)

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has appointed Thomas Buschatzke as director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources.


January 29, 2015--CAP official: 61 percent chance of Colorado River shortage by 2017 (Conkite News)

There is a 61 percent chance of the U.S. Interior Department declaring a shortage on the lower Colorado River by 2017, a Central Arizona Project official told state lawmakers Thursday.


January 29, 2015--Gov. Hickenlooper names Don Brown as Agriculture Commissioner (North Denver News)

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today Don Brown will be the Commissioner of Agriculture, effective Feb. 17, 2015. He replaces John Salazar who retired last month, having served since 2011.


January 29, 2015--Hickenlooper: Water usage not storage will solve Colorado's shortfall (Denver Post)

The population growth in Colorado and other western states cannot continue unless water supply challenges are met, Gov. John Hickenlooper and state planners said Thursday in opening the Colorado Water Congress annual conference.