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Fort Collins puts new barriers in front of billion-dollar Northern Water dam and pipeline project

City Council calls for local control rules in big land projects could delay approval of Northern Water’s Northern Integrated Supply Project by a year.

Water

Could Colorado cities save enough water to stop building dams?

Conservation groups want more “cash for grass” and other plans to acquire new water by saving it. But Denver and Aurora, among others, say there’s only so much to cut before a new dam is needed.

Environment

Denver Water sues Boulder County, says slow walk of Gross Reservoir decisions threaten federal permits

The fight over raising the height of Gross Dam has gone on for years. Denver Water says Boulder County now is using stalling tactics to stop the $464 million project.

Water

Environmental groups appeal court decision that would pave way for Denver Water to raise Gross Reservoir Dam

River and water defenders say judge erred in blocking their challenge to a massive expansion of Boulder County dam and lake

Environment

Opinion: Polis must take a bolder stance on climate to stem wildfires

Opinion Columns

Opinion: 10 points to deflate the claim that “ending fossil fuels” is dangerous to the environment

Opinion Columns

Controversy over Denver Water’s Gross Reservoir expansion offers a glimpse into water woes in the West

Raising the 55-year-old dam near Boulder is essential to keep a stable water supply in a changing climate, utility says. Residents insist conservation could be just as effective.

Environment