Cash for Grass: Colorado to pay for turf removal, boost water conservation
Colorado has a new turf replacement program that will finance residential areas to switch their yards to more water efficient landscaping.
Farms use 80% of the West’s water. Some in Colorado use less, a lot...
A greenhouse in Colorado is using 95 percent less water to grow food compared to traditional agricultural practices.
Colorado OKs drinking treated wastewater; now to convince the public it’s a good idea
Colorado joins three other states in approving a new rule that clears the way for drinking treated wastewater.
$500M in new federal funds to give thousands of Coloradans freedom from lead, PFAS...
Coloradans exposed to drinking water tainted by lead or so-called “forever chemicals" will see clean water faster.
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.
Harvesting water in arid lands – Water Buffs Podcast ep. 11 – Brad Lancaster
Brad Lancaster, author and expert on water harvesting, explains how to make the most of rainfall and greywater to stretch local supplies.
A water strategy for the parched West: Have cities pay farmers to install more...
Robert Glennon, professor at the Univeristy of Arizona, proposes a two-pronged approach to help agriculture and the water shortage.
Turf replacement bill gains ground
Colorado could soon have a program that would pay property owners to get rid of one of the largest water uses for Western Slope water providers: grass.
Rancher grapples with abandonment listing
The Fetcher Ranch, like many in Colorado, is struggling with an abandonment policy that may strip water rights from the land.
Ouray County water project faces opposition from state, others
A proposed reservoir, pipeline and water exchange in western Colorado could impact fish and environmental flows.
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