Colorado said a quirky artesian mountain spring has to be capped. Residents are trying one last Hail Mary to save it.
People in Teller County and beyond have used the spring at Gillette Flats, near Cripple Creek, as a free water source for generations
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.By Kevin Simpson Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published
Congress OKs “pain-sharing agreement” to deal with Colorado River drought, starting water-use cuts across seven statesBy Jason Blevins Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Arizona will miss deadline for Colorado River drought plan that impacts water for millions, officials sayBy The Associated Press Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Arizona joins Colorado River drought plan just before federal deadline in effort to keep reservoirs from draining too lowBy The Associated Press Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
“We all know the clock is ticking”: Colorado, other western states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan
Arizona has been the holdout, with farmers, cities, Indian tribes and lawmakers in the state set to be first to feel the pinch still negotiating how to deal with water cutback
Cory Gardner, Scott Tipton bring new “good Samaritan” bill to address abandoned mines and stoke solution for $50B problem
Congress has been debating for decades how to deal with the $50 billion problem of abandoned mines across the U.S.
The fierce fight over an artesian spring in southern Colorado provides a glimpse of coming water wars
The state says the spring at Gillette Flats in Teller County breaks the law. Locals say they depend on it.
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
A dry season more than 40 years ago kicked off decades of aggressive water rights acquisition, storage and other techniques to keep the slopes white