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This Video Is Like The Schoolhouse Rock! Of Water Rights

Colorado Water Institute/ Parker St

The Colorado Water Institute and Colorado State University are hard at work studying water distribution problems along the South Platte. But what exactly are those issues?

They were commissioned by the Colorado State Legislature to hold public meetings on the topic. The groups will also analyze data from as far back as the 1890’s to understand why some parts of the basin have high groundwater levels.

While an in-depth report won’t emerge until late 2013, CSI has already created one of the best explainers of water history along the South Platte.


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