Douglas County will not use COVID-relief funding to help finance a controversial $400 million-plus proposal to export farm water from the San Luis Valley to their fast-growing, water-short region.
Colorado lawmakers have suspended an attempt to prohibit outside investors from profiting off the state’s water.
Fast-growing Douglas County communities need more water. Is a controversial San Luis Valley export...
Douglas County commissioners consider spending $10 million to help finance a controversial San Luis Valley farm water export proposal.
Thirsty Front Range Colorado cities continue to drive the market for South Platte River farm water with Aurora announcing two major deals to acquire farms and their water rights.
Water Desk Director Mitch Tobin talks to Heather Sackett, managing editor at Aspen Journalism, about water issues in Colorado, including several stories that explore the potential transfer of water from rural areas to growing cities.
Against fierce opposition, thirsty cities near Denver plan to draw water from Colorado River headwaters in the Holy Cross Wilderness. Jerd Smith reports for The Water Desk. https://vimeo.com/452276811 Length: 2:10 Download scriptDownload...
Should Colorado River water be used to grow alfalfa or subdivisions in the Phoenix metropolitan area?
Water conservation in California’s southern desert is causing an environmental disaster as the Salton Sea quickly shrinks.
A well-connected metro Denver water developer is proposing to export millions of gallons of water from the San Luis Valley to Douglas County.