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State officials draft bill on stream restoration
Colorado officials have drafted a bill aimed at addressing a tension between stream restoration projects and water rights holders.
Scientists studying water supply focus on weeks following peak snowpack
Water managers in the Colorado River Basin are gaining a better understanding that what happens in the weeks after peak snowpack.
White River call ‘significant’ for water users
The Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District placed a call for its water rights, which could potentially alter the system for other water users.
Recreation groups ask for more inclusion in state Water Plan
Colorado’s river recreation community is asking for more recognition in the update to the state’s Water Plan.
Four things to know about the lower Colorado River basin
Water managers from the Colorado's River Upper Basin visit the Lower Basin on a fact-finding trip.
Stream restoration projects focused on beavers present ‘unsettled’ issue
Some fear perceived harm to downstream water users could prompt push for water rights
Maybell project addresses problems for irrigators, boaters, fish
The Maybell Irrigation District and The Nature Conservancy are rehabilitating and modernizing a key headgate and diversion on the Yampa River.
As more sanitation districts test wastewater for COVID-19, questions remain on interpreting the data
Wastewater can inform public health departments of new variants in the community, but the data collected is still inconclusive.
Vague and voluntary proposals may do little to help Colorado River
Seven municipal water providers in the West create a five-point plan to conserve water, but some say it's not enough.
Grizzly Reservoir to be drained next summer for rehab work
The rehabilitation of Grizzly Dam addresses safety concerns of corroded steel, seepage and operational problems.