Colorado Water Plan
Large electricity generators use lots of water to cool their coal-fired plants. As those units shut down, expect to see battles heat up over how the massive amounts of water can be repurposed.
Water is Colorado’s most critical resource. So why isn’t it central to every local land-use decision?By Moe Clark Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Determining how much water Colorado’s snowpack will yield is an inexact science, but researchers persistBy Mark Jaffe Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Agriculture is part of the climate change problem. Colorado wants farmers’ soil to be part of the solution.By Moe Clark Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
The spending needed to boost Colorado’s water resources won’t get fully addressed by the 2019 ballot question, but supporters say it’s a start
The 2019 ballot question about whether to legalize sports betting is drawing critics, but not a well-organized opposition
Prop. DD explained: What sports gambling would mean in Colorado and how much (or little) it would generate
Proponents of Proposition DD on the statewide ballot highlight the money earmarked for water conservation projects, but revenue estimates are a wild card
Deep mountain snow raised Lake Mead, Lake Powell water lines. But for the first time, supply cuts loom downstream.
The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan inked this spring is triggering “a new era” of mandatory cuts for Arizona and Nevada
Colorado’s snowy winter and wet spring were a boon to the state’s reservoirs. These satellite photos show it.
At the start of August, Colorado reservoirs were at 80% their capacity. A year ago, their fill ratio was just 60%.
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.
Tiny Branson has plenty of water. But like other small rural delivery systems in Colorado, it must find a way to meet new state standards.
The southern Colorado town, population 55, now looks to another small hamlet for a solution -- and to crowdfunding to pay for it
Voters could decide on legal Colorado sports betting in November; tax revenue would go toward state’s water plan
If House Bill 1327 passes the legislature and is signed off on by voters later this year, sports betting in Colorado could be a thing by May 2020