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Colorado legislature sets aside $60 million for groundwater sustainability in the Rio Grande, Republican River basins

The money would be used to meet state groundwater sustainability, interstate compact compliance targets in the Rio Grande and Republican River basins


Renewable Water Resources wants Douglas County as the first customer for its San Luis Valley water export plan

The start up led by former Colorado Gov. Bill Owens and his former deputy chief of staff Sean Tonner, proposed a $20 million investment of COVID recovery money to lock in future water for Douglas County at rates cheaper than Front Range cities pay today

Politics and Government

The water supply of the San Luis Valley faces pressure as never before

Buffeted by drought, court orders, climate change, and Front Range diversion plans, crisis looms for southern Colorado economy.