Connecting the Drops: The shifting hydrograph

Researchers say climate change is already affecting Colorado farms and ranches – but not necessarily in the way people might expect. Because the state is so dry, farmers here rely on irrigation to raise their crops. But they, and climate […]

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Water Storage Bill Signed

Governor John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law Thursday that mandates a study looking at whether or not the state should build a new reservoir should be built on northeastern plains. Bente Birkeland has more.

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Imagine a Day Without Water

“Our water system is aging and failing and is really in need of investment.” The American Society of Civil Engineers has given America a D grade for the state of its water and waste water systems. Imagine a Day Without […]

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The Great Divide: Water and Water Law in Colorado

“Unfortunately nothing is uncomplicated about water” In his new documentary, The Great Divide, film maker Jim Havey illustrates the complex and sensitive issue of water and water law in the state of Colorado in order to raise public awareness and understanding of […]

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Colorado’s Water Plan: The Second Draft

“I think we’ve got an actionable document now and if people still think we’re falling too short or we’ve gone too far I’m sure we’ll hear about it and I encourage people to tell us.” James Eklund, is the Director […]

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