Water Horse Resources CEO Aaron Million is still eyeing a Green River pipeline, which critics dismiss as a “silly idea”
Chris Outcalt covers Western water issues for The Colorado Sun. He began his journalism career in New Hampshire, then moved West and became a reporter at the Lafayette News. He also was an associate editor at 5280 and a reporter for the Vail Daily. His freelance work has appeared in The Atlantic, Wired and Atavist. He is a recipient of the Livingston Award. Chris lives in Carbondale.
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The Ute Mountain Ute can’t access their Colorado River water rights. Here’s how the tribal chairman is trying to change that.
A conversation about water with the Ute Mountain Ute tribal chairman
How much water is lost in the transfer between Flaming Gorge and Lake Powell?
The Upper Colorado River Commission plans to study the transit losses as part of the 2022 Drought Operations Plan.
Farmers in northeast Colorado didn’t benefit from the snow, rain that just hit the rest of the state
Northern Colorado ditch companies say they are in need of more water
Hydropower is 53% of the renewable energy supply in the West. Drought is slowing down production.
Tri-State Generation, the largest hydropower customer on the Colorado River system, says it has enough other sources of energy to make up for less hydro production.
Even less water is now forecast to flow into Lake Powell this year, report says
The final NOAA forecast for the season predicts the amount of water to reach Lake Powell this year to be about 60% of average.
Will massive Western wildfires leave more or less water in rivers?
Scientists at Colorado State University and elsewhere in the West are poking and prodding for clues into how wildfire impacts water supply.
Bureau of Reclamation announces “extraordinary action” to protect Lake Powell this year
Top officials spoke Tuesday about the dire situation facing the Colorado River Basin
Flaming Gorge’s upcoming water release could be good news for endangered Colorado River Basin fish
Details are still being finalized, but the Upper Colorado Endangered Fish Recovery Program now plans to conduct additional research this year.
Drought, climate change push Eagle County to rebuild a scuttled dam, as growth brings water needs
A plan to revive Bolts Lake in Minturn could provide an additional 1,200 acre-feet of water storage