water

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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

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s drought persists, with abnormally dry conditions covering 83 percent of the state

A bright spot in the data is Colorado's snowpack, which is above the average and the normal for this time of year

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

El Nino weather pattern could bring drought relief to Colorado, broader southwestern U.S.

Weather researchers also say higher-than-average precipitation in the region is not likely to make up for growing rainfall deficits over the past year

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

How Colorado’s ski resorts can continue making snow in drought years like this one

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

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Plan to slow creeping Colorado River crisis could drain more water from Blue Mesa, Flaming Gorge reservoirs

Historic proposal to create a conservation bank of water in Lake Powell fed by reservoirs in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and New Mexico would protect the withering Powell and requires approval of eight states and the federal government

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

After long regarding the South Platte as not much more than a sewer, is metro Denver ready to love its river?

With a flurry of projects completed and the huge River Mile development on the horizon, the river's proponents see the narrative changing.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

How the Southwest’s drought has led to a record-breaking increase in invasive mussels on boats coming into Colorado

Lake Powell’s low water levels have given invasive mussels an easier way to latch onto boats and hitchhike into Colorado