One of the “tens of thousands” of fish that died in the Animas River after runoff full of ash and sediment from the 416 fire turned the river dark brown. (Joe Lewandowski, Colorado Parks and WIldlife)

Colorado fish are catching the brunt of continuing drought, wildfire runoff

Aquatic life has already seen its habitat diminished significantly in the throes of drought

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Aurora officials say water in Colorado is increasingly difficult to find. So they’ve tapped an inactive mine.

Like other Colorado cities, Aurora is searching for new sources as its population grows