Yampa-White-Green River Basins Roundtable

June 8, 2008--Demand for water on rise (Steamboat Pilot)

While the Yampa River is meeting Routt County’s needs for now, future increases in water demand and the predicted effects of climate change may make protecting the resource an uphill battle in the future.

March 12, 2007--River district scores $300k to study energy's influence on water supplies (Grand Junction Daily Sentinel)

The Colorado River Water Conservation District has the go-ahead to study whether the water needs of oil shale, tar sands and natural gas development in the region will have negative consequences on the area's water supply. But state water managers want cooperation from the energy industry.

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