President Obama signed a bill into law Tuesday that includes $65.5 million in Emergency Watershed Protection funding.
Water restrictions may come in early April for Fort Collins’ residents. The city depends on the Cache la Poudre River for about half of its water supply and snowpack for the Poudre River basin is only at 50 percent of average.
Drought and wildfires crippled Colorado’s rafting industry in 2012. That’s according to a new report by the Colorado River Outfitters Association.
The U.S. House of Representatives chose not to add emergency watershed restoration funding to the most recent Hurricane Sandy relief bill that was passed on Tuesday.
The U.S. House of Representatives rejected a $125 million amendment to a Sandy disaster relief bill for emergency watershed protection Tuesday.