Colorado Water Management http://www.kunc.org en Parts Of Southeast Colorado Drier Than The Dust Bowl http://www.kunc.org/post/parts-southeast-colorado-drier-dust-bowl <p>Parts of Southeast Colorado are experiencing a longer period of drought than the dry times that occurred during the Dust Bowl.</p><p>According to Nolan Doesken, the state climatologist, the past three years and eight months have been the driest stretch ever recorded for some parts of the state, including Rocky Ford, La Junta and Ordway.</p><p>"It was drier than the worst consecutive drought period of the 30s and of the 50s," said Doesken.</p><p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:44:09 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 57964 at http://www.kunc.org Parts Of Southeast Colorado Drier Than The Dust Bowl Farmers Look To Do More With Less Water http://www.kunc.org/post/farmers-look-do-more-less-water <p>The future of agriculture across the Great Plains hinges on water. Without it, nothing can grow.</p><p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 48698 at http://www.kunc.org Farmers Look To Do More With Less Water Watering Rules Have You Confused? Colorado Launches New Website To Help http://www.kunc.org/post/watering-rules-have-you-confused-colorado-launches-new-website-help <p>Colorado's largest water utility on Wednesday declared a Stage 2 drought, saying March snowfall was not enough to improve the current conditions. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 18:15:00 +0000 Erin OToole 42116 at http://www.kunc.org Watering Rules Have You Confused? Colorado Launches New Website To Help As Drought Lingers, Colorado Tries to Prevent Economic Dryout http://www.kunc.org/post/drought-lingers-colorado-tries-prevent-economic-dryout <p>Some Northern Colorado cities are considering watering restrictions as they contend with the lingering drought -- and its effect on the region's economy. Thu, 07 Feb 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Erin OToole & Jeff Nuttall 39831 at http://www.kunc.org As Drought Lingers, Colorado Tries to Prevent Economic Dryout Meeting Raises Questions, Searches for Answers Along the South Platte http://www.kunc.org/post/meeting-raises-questions-searches-answers-along-south-platte <p>The future of the South Platte River was the topic of discussion at a Longmont meeting today. The Colorado State Legislature <a href="http://www.cwi.colostate.edu/southplatte/study.html">commissioned a study to understand water distribution problems</a> in the basin.</p><p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 03:54:51 +0000 Grace Hood 38598 at http://www.kunc.org Meeting Raises Questions, Searches for Answers Along the South Platte