South Platte http://www.kunc.org en Officials Urge Caution Around Raging Rivers http://www.kunc.org/post/officials-urge-caution-around-raging-rivers <p>As temperatures rise, many flock to rivers and streams to cool off. Northern Colorado safety officials are urging “extreme caution” as rivers swell from their banks with <a href="http://www.denverpost.com/weathernews/ci_25907095/colorado-snow-pack-is-nearly-double-its-normal">higher-than-average snowpack</a>. In the span of two weeks, three have died in the Poudre River due to the unsafe conditions.</p><p> Sat, 07 Jun 2014 12:30:30 +0000 Grace Hood 57461 at http://www.kunc.org Officials Urge Caution Around Raging Rivers CSU Study Brings Science To Solve South Platte River Problems http://www.kunc.org/post/csu-study-brings-science-solve-south-platte-river-problems <p>Colorado’s drought problems may have faded into recent memory. Heated debates over water have not. Along the South Platte, irrigation well owners are hoping a long-awaited study will help them gain more access to their water.</p><p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:51:04 +0000 Grace Hood 53438 at http://www.kunc.org CSU Study Brings Science To Solve South Platte River Problems Industry, Critics Gear Up For Post-Flood Fracking Fight http://www.kunc.org/post/industry-critics-gear-post-flood-fracking-fight <p>In November, voters in several Front Range communities will consider whether to ban or delay fracking. Many of these same areas are also recovering from September&#39;s devastating flooding.</p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:44:46 +0000 Bente Birkeland 50113 at http://www.kunc.org Industry, Critics Gear Up For Post-Flood Fracking Fight Flood Brings Drought Relief, Financial Headaches To Farmers http://www.kunc.org/post/flood-brings-drought-relief-financial-headaches-farmers <p>The flood damage in Colorado is immense, reaching beyond homes and small businesses. The raging rivers also spilled into low-lying farm and ranchland, wrecking costly equipment and stranding livestock.</p><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 17:36:06 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 50034 at http://www.kunc.org Flood Brings Drought Relief, Financial Headaches To Farmers Look At The Flooding Of Greeley And Evans From Space http://www.kunc.org/post/look-flooding-greeley-and-evans-space <p>All of that water has to go somewhere, and in the case of Colorado's historic flooding, those waters headed east - right toward the South Platte and Greeley.</p><p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Jim Hill 49818 at http://www.kunc.org Look At The Flooding Of Greeley And Evans From Space