Reservoirs http://www.kunc.org en Windy Gap, NISP Essential To Water Manager's Future Plans http://www.kunc.org/post/windy-gap-nisp-essential-water-managers-future-plans <p>Just west of Carter Lake in the foothills southwest of Loveland sits a rustic abandoned cabin in the middle of a rolling prairie. Soon that cabin, and the entire prairie, could be at the bottom of a lake.</p><p>It's the site of the proposed 90,000 acre-foot Chimney Hollow Reservoir. In times of high snow runoff, like right now, it could be part of the answer for water managers looking to store water that is instead just flowing downstream, right out of the state.</p><p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:25:23 +0000 Nathan Heffel 57348 at http://www.kunc.org Windy Gap, NISP Essential To Water Manager's Future Plans Northern Water Reservoirs Full As Spring Runoff Intensifies http://www.kunc.org/post/northern-water-reservoirs-full-spring-runoff-intensifies <p>Northern Colorado’s water storage is nearing capacity headed into the peak season for farm and residential users due to&nbsp;mountain snow melt and rains. Horsetooth Reservoir and Carter Lake are already full.</p><p> Tue, 27 May 2014 21:38:55 +0000 Jackie Fortier 57057 at http://www.kunc.org Northern Water Reservoirs Full As Spring Runoff Intensifies High Snowpack Has Frisco Marina Hoping For A Better Boating Season http://www.kunc.org/post/high-snowpack-has-frisco-marina-hoping-better-boating-season <p>Although Dillon Reservoir is still frozen and snow covered, marina officials in Frisco are optimistic that things will be a lot rosier than the last few years.</p><p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:18:38 +0000 Nathan Heffel 55815 at http://www.kunc.org High Snowpack Has Frisco Marina Hoping For A Better Boating Season Water Board Sets Allotment For Northern Colorado Farmers, Cities http://www.kunc.org/post/water-board-sets-allotment-northern-colorado-farmers-cities <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Northern Colorado farmers and municipalities will see a bump from last fall in how much supplemental water they receive from the Colorado-Big Thompson Project, which pulls Western Slope water to the Front Range.</span></p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:20:41 +0000 Luke Runyon 55381 at http://www.kunc.org Water Board Sets Allotment For Northern Colorado Farmers, Cities Rethinking Reservoirs With An Eye Toward Colorado's Rivers http://www.kunc.org/post/rethinking-reservoirs-eye-toward-colorados-rivers <p>All around Colorado, new collaborations are emerging around water storage and water use. Partnerships with reservoirs are turning out to be key in terms of environmental stewardship, river protection, and healthy communities that rely on water.</p><p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 12:49:46 +0000 Maeve Conran 49172 at http://www.kunc.org Rethinking Reservoirs With An Eye Toward Colorado's Rivers