Water Quantity

September 3, 2014--Research will examine climate, environmental impacts on water supplies (Farm Futures)

The National Science Foundation and the USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture last week announced 26 awards totaling $25 million in the joint Water Sustainability and Climate program to fund research on water's link to climate change, land use and ecosystems.


October 18, 2013--We need water markets if we're to solve the global water crisis (Forest Trends)

Four years ago, Kenyan farmer Chege Mwangi was a desperate man. Climate change had thrown off the timing of his harvests, and torrential rains were washing his topsoil into Lake Naivasha -- where flower-growers were suffering, too. Sediment from thousands of farms like Mwangi's was choking off their supply of fresh water.


July 10, 2009--Study urged on water demands of next-generation biofuel feedstocks (NY Times)

Extensive studies are needed to understand the water needs of biofuel production from cellulosic feedstocks or other next-generation sources, federal auditors said in a preliminary report released yesterda

March 4, 2009--Commissioner Jim Starr focuses on water at U.S. House hearing (Crested Butte News)

Starr said this week, “I focused a fair amount on keeping the water quality and quantity as high as we can, especially given the prospect of global warming,” said Starr.

February 25, 2009--Flow of ideas facilitates basis for new river board (Aspen Times)

The debate was at times contentious, and took twice as long as expected, but the Pitkin County Board of County Commissioners at last agreed Tuesday on the size, makeup and general goals of a new advisory b

February 5, 2009--Tamarisk problem requires SWIFT action in western Garfield County, Colorado (Rifle Citizen Telegram)

A prolific tree that already slurps up more than twice the amount of water in the southwest desert as all the major cities of Southern California combined is the target of an eradication project from New C

February 5, 2009--Conservancy district makes path for river (La Junta Tribune Democrat)

With clear memories of the devastating flood that happened a decade ago, the North La Junta Water Conservancy District is working to clear Tamarisk trees and Russian Olives and are thinning Cottonwood

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