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Earth Day offers a chance to highlight some Colorado projects and businesses that are moving the needle on water sustainability.
State health officials will request to fast-track authority over streams left unprotected after a 2020 rollback of Clean Water Act.
The Denver-based Colorado River Basin Fund is raising $5 million to help promising new water technology companies bring their wares to market.
Colorado remains mired in drought, with nearly half classified as being extremely or exceptionally dry, the most dangerous categories.
A five-year, $5 million agreement will help support regenerative agriculture, soil health, water conservation and urban farms.
A majority of Colorado voters believe the state should spend more money to protect its water resources, but they’re not willing to support new state taxes to fund the work.
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.