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Tag: water

GUEST COMMENTARY | Transmountain Diversions Connect Us All

09/30/14 | By | 27 More

The Colorado Water Plan does have the time and space to really delve into both sides of the transmountain diversion conversation.

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GUEST COMMENTARY | Gunnison Basin Contributes to State Water Plan Debate

None of the eight natural basins has discovered a big pool of unused water to resolve the metropolitan gap.

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Uncompahgre Tap Water No Longer Fluoridated

08/05/14 | By | 33 More

Officials with the Project 7 Water Authority decide that with American sources of fluoride for drinking water gone, and Chinese chemicals too risky, municipal drinking water will no longer be fluoridated.

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VIDEO: Telluride Snowmaking Upgrades Underway

07/29/14 | By | 26 More
VIDEO: Telluride Snowmaking Upgrades Underway

The new system will enable snowmaking crews to use the same amount of water in a more powerful way.

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Snowmaking Gets Bigger, More Efficient

07/24/14 | By | 57 More
Snowmaking Gets Bigger, More Efficient

The new system will enable snowmaking crews to use the same amount of water in a more powerful way, meaning more runs will open earlier in the season.

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Initiative 75 Withdrawn From Ballot

07/16/14 | By | More

The measure aimed to give communities sweeping powers over oil drilling and other industrial activity within their jurisdiction.

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Colo. Supreme Court Blocks Progress of Public Trust Doctrine Measure

07/03/14 | By | More

Water policy watchdogs across Colorado breathed a small sigh of relief this week upon learning that Initiative 103, the so-called “Public Trust Doctrine”

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Enjoy an Old-fashioned Fourth of July in Ouray

06/30/14 | By | More
Enjoy an Old-fashioned Fourth of July in Ouray

Ouray’s Independence Day celebration fizzes with good, old-fashioned patriotic fun, from sun-up to sun-down and beyond.

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GUEST COMMENTARY | Ridgway Dam Now Producing Clean Power

The power generated by Ridgway Dam will vary seasonally, with peak generation coinciding with large summer releases of water to downstream irrigators.

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Waterline: Fly Fishing Report from Telluride

06/18/14 | By | More
Waterline: Fly Fishing Report from Telluride

On the street, around the coffee cart and in the fly shop, locals estimated a snowpack darn near normal. For the angler, normal is beautiful.

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Gunnison Basin Roundtable Defines Goals for State Water Plan

06/14/14 | By | More

That overriding goal is simply to protect existing water uses in the Gunnison Basin.

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Telluride May Conserve Water Even in Non-Drought Years

06/08/14 | By | More

The biggest proposed new regulation, would not be not dramatic.

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Draft of Gunnison Basin Implementation Plan Presented

06/06/14 | By | More

The Gunnison Basin Implementation Plan will join the state’s eight other basin plans to comprise the Colorado Water Plan.

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Spilling Over the Crystal

06/05/14 | By | More
Spilling Over the Crystal

This happens only once in a while. Watch it now.

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UP BEAR CREEK | Turning Back the Clock on Dolores River Protections?

05/02/14 | By | More

The Commission is holding worksessions to see if they can find a compromise that the Montezuma Commissioners will agree to.

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GUEST COMMENTARY | Water Returns to the Colorado River Delta

For the first time in many years, the Colorado River is flowing through its historic delta to the sea as a result of an intentional release by water managers.

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GUEST COMMENTARY | Water Management in Colorado

District 58 Rep. Don Coram writes, “As Colorado’s population steadily increases, effective water management practices only increase in importance.”

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GUEST COMMENTARY | Water Plan Process Gets Scrutiny in Gunnison County

04/17/14 | By | More

The next meeting of the Gunnison Basin Roundtable takes place Monday, June 2, at 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express in Montrose, and precedes a “State of the River” informational event.

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GUEST COMMENTARY | Gunnison Basin Plan Focuses on Value of Agricultural Water

04/16/14 | By | More

Current efforts to develop a Colorado Water Plan have been largely driven by a large projected gap between urban water needs and developed supplies, but Gunnison Basin water planners focus on the gap between agricultural needs and developed supplies.

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Ouray Wins Battle to Have Its Water Rights Re-Tabulated

03/13/14 | By | More

The decision hinged on the timing of the state’s historic adjudications of water rights in the late 1800s.

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