Water

6:43am

Fri December 14, 2012
Politics

Another Year Of Water Woes Spurs Ideas From Colorado Lawmakers

Kirk Siegler KUNC

It’s no secret that Colorado is facing a drought. The two-pronged issue of low water supplies and increasing demand has lawmaker’s attention this upcoming legislative session.

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12:06am

Thu December 13, 2012
Wildfires

Poudre River Still Troubling Water Managers Since High Park Fire

Ash and other debris from summer wildfires cake the edge of the Poudre River, a key source of Greeley's drinking water.
USDA CreativeCommons/Flickr

4:50pm

Wed December 12, 2012
Colorado Water

If The Drought’s So Bad, Why Not Tow In An Iceberg?

An Iceberg off the west Antarctic Peninsula.

Icebergs aren’t just for salads or obstacles for oceangoing ships anymore. They’re also one of the 150 possible water shortage solutions submitted to the Colorado River Basin Water study.

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2:53pm

Wed December 12, 2012
Colorado Water

Study Projects Significant Water Shortages For Colorado River Users

A map of the Colorado River Basin
Shannon1 Wikipedia/CreativeCommons

A final study analyzing the future of the Colorado River Basin says the gap between supply and demand over the next 50 years is expected to be significant.

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5:00am

Thu December 6, 2012
Environment

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

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