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Imposing hefty taxes on speculative water sales, requiring that water rights purchased by investors be held for several years before they can be resold, and requiring special state approval of such sales are three ideas that might help Colorado protect its water resources from speculators.
Coloradans legally bet more than $1.1 billion on sports in 2020, exceeding expectations and funneling some cash to the Colorado Water Plan sooner than anticipated.
As drought conditions intensify across Colorado, at least 14 cities in the Denver metro area say they will join forces to warn residents of looming water shortages and the need to cut back use this spring.
A farmer and environmentalist formed an unlikely partnership to improve fish habitat in the San Luis Valley.
One year after it launched one of the largest lead treatment programs in the United States, Denver Water is slightly ahead of schedule.
A coalition of high-profile businesses have signed up to add additional water for fish, farmers and hydropower generation to a key segment of the drought-stressed Colorado River.
The U.S. Forest Service said it is just weeks away from deciding whether a high-profile request to explore the geological feasibility of a new reservoir site in Colorado’s Eagle County should be granted.
The State of Colorado has activated the municipal portion of its emergency drought plan for only the second time in history as several cities say they need to prepare for what is almost certainly going to be a dangerously dry 2021.
A developer who disrupts wetlands or streams can offset that impact by buying credits generated from floodplain and ecosystem restoration.