Carbondale Ranch, water trust launch 2nd effort to boost Crystal River flows
Cold Mountain Ranch and the Colorado Water Trust penned an agreement to improve the Crystal River’s streamflow and compensate nearby ranchers.
Special Report: Colorado, New Mexico struggle to save the blistered Rio Grande, with lessons...
Cities in New Mexico and Colorado are juggling water scarcity concerns over the Rio Grande.
West Slope water managers ask: What authority do the feds have?
Some Colorado water managers are asking what authority the federal government has in the upper basin and which water projects could be at risk.
Douglas County says no to developers’ San Luis Valley water export proposal
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.
Lawmakers suspend attempt at legislative fix for water speculation
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.
Aurora inks $43.7 million in water deals on South Platte River
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, money, and power in Colorado – Water Buffs Podcast ep. 3 – Heather Sackett
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.
City water from wilderness
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...
Video: Selling water
Should Colorado River water be used to grow alfalfa or subdivisions in the Phoenix metropolitan area?
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