Nowhere is the annual balancing act between municipal water needs and recreational water needs more evident than the small mountain town of Frisco.
Have you been left with the feeling there hasn’t been enough snow or that winter never really arrived? You’re not alone.
Normally you would need a paddle to get to the middle of Horestooth Reservoir just west of Fort Collins. Right now you can almost walk there; the reservoir is only 40 percent full.
In addition to electing a president, some 30,000 voters in Adams, Weld and Morgan counties are being asked to decide the fate of a $60 million bond issue for water storage projects during next Tuesday’s election.
Horsetooth Reservoir near Fort Collins is dropping by about a foot a day.