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May 29, 2014--Can the state water plan bridge the gap? (Summit Voice)

When Colorado’s earth cracked open in the great drought of 2002, it may have also cracked open a new corner of consciousness about the finite nature of the state’s water supplies. Spurred by the drought, Gov.


September 2, 2013--Officials: ‘Not 1 more drop’ to Front Range (Grand Junction Sentinel)

Colorado should import water to meet burgeoning Front Range demands — and lessen the pressure on the Western Slope to slake that thirst, Grand Valley water officials suggest.


February 8, 2013--Call on North Platte rights as drought intensifies (Denver Post)

Intensifying drought has prompted the first wintertime call on administration of water rights in the North Platte River drainage in Wyoming since 2005, an announcement that will re

July 4, 2012--Beg, borrow and buy: Ouray struggles to shore up water rights (Telluride Watch)

The City of Ouray has submitted an emergency water supply substitute plan to the Colorado Division of Water Resources which outlines the ways in which it can offset


June 7, 2012--Leased water rights to satisfy downstream call (Telluride Watch)

The Ouray City Council has approved a water rights lease from an entity that owns senior downstream water rights, in order to satisfy a recent call on its municipal water supply. The lease is a temporary, short-term solution to augment the city’s water supply, as staff continue to work toward a more permanent solution.

April 28, 2012--Drought: Will there be a call on the Colorado River? (Summit Daily)

A compact call looms in the 10th year of sustained drought in the Colorado River Basin. The Upper Basin, which includes all of Colorado, would have to send water downstream, and would be faced with dramatic curtailment measures.

April 26, 2012--Irrigators put call on Colorado River (Grand Junction Sentinel)

The first call was placed on the Colorado River on Monday, from the Grand Valley Irrigation Co., which feared flow levels in the river would stay exceptionally low. Flows went back up shortly thereafter, and the call was back off, but water managers are likely to remain in a state of heightened vigilance this year, particularly in comparison to just one year ago.


June 15, 2011--The pulse of the river (High Country News)

For a journalist, sitting through last week's conference on the Colorado River, hosted by the Natural Resources Law Center at the University of Colorado, was a great way to take the river's pulse -- to get a sense of how the river's water czars, acade

December 16, 2010--State Engineer [visits Lamar], explains water procedures (Lamar Ledger)

State Water Engineer Dick Wolfe and Division Engineer Steve Witte spoke to an overflow crowd of about 100 farmers and ranchers at the Lamar Community Building on topics ranging from the Kansas/Colorado Compact to the seep water issues of concern to many farmers and ranchers. Much of the conversation covered disputes between Kansas and Colorado over water flowing down the Arkansas Rive


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