Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District


Tue January 8, 2013


Thu December 6, 2012

As Reservoirs Dwindle, Water Managers Wait And Hope For Winter Storms

Nathan Heffel meets Northern Water's Brian Werner at the end of the boat ramp at Horsetooth Reservoir to see the low levels first hand
Jim Hill KUNC


Wed July 25, 2012

'NISP' Water Project Backers Rally in Fort Lupton

Left Hand Water District manager Chris Smith speaks at a NISP rally in Fort Lupton Tuesday afternoon.
Kirk Siegler KUNC

Supporters of a controversial water diversion and storage project along the Poudre River in northern Colorado staged a rally yesterday in Fort Lupton, saying the current drought gripping the state is reason to fast track the stalled Northern Integrated Supply Project, or NISP.

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Tue April 3, 2012

Colorado Water Utilities Bracing for Prolonged Drought

The drought-plagued San Luis Valley in southern Colorado
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Climatologists at Colorado State University are warning that 98% of the state is under drought conditions. This poses all kinds of concerns for the state’s recreation economy, and for water managers, whose job it is to secure water for five million people in a mostly arid state.

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Fri February 10, 2012

Northern Water Issues Rule About Fracking

KUNC File Photo

Northern Water is cracking down on oil and gas companies using its water for hydraulic fracturing. The agency says its water cannot be used for fracking operations outside of the district boundaries. 

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