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Montezuma Land Conservancy and Rosemary Hopkins signed a conservation easement June 28, permanently protecting her historic 80-acre ranch from subdivision and development. Located one mile west of Bear Creek, the Hopkins Ranch is a hidden gem, according to a statement from the land conservancy.
Submitted by denise on June 3, 2008 - 3:11pmFor more information and/or to register visit the WaterSmart website.
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Starting with the purchase of a failed dryland wheat farm south of here 48 years ago, Brice and Phyllis Lee have used environmentally sound practices to make inhospitable land sustain a successful cow-calf operation. In recognition of their efforts, the Lees were among four Colorado finalists for the 2008 Leopold Conservation Award.
The PAWSD staff presented three possible alternatives to its current water resource fee policy. The first would create an amortization plan for all consumers, allowing them to pay the fee over time, including interest.
The news at the May 21 Colorado Springs Utilities board meeting was bad for two reasons. One, it was clearly negative. Two, the magnitude came as a surprise. You might have heard about Utilities revealing a $33 million shortfall in revenues for 2008. One reason given was conservation by families, leading to $9.5 million less than expected from water bills.
Surging oil prices have captured the attention of consumers and leaders around the globe, but General Electric Co is already on to what it thinks will be the world's next big worry -- water. The company said on Wednesday it aims to cut its water usage 20 percent by 2012, a move that should reduce its annual operating costs by $15 million to $20 million.
As food prices escalate and water scarcity extends worldwide, the best solution to both issues would be a global reduction in wasted food, a new international report says.
Greeley’s water department is teaming with the U.S Environmental Protection Agency to help residents save water and themselves some money. The EPA is working with Greeley to help residents identify water-saving fixtures to purchase for their homes and is helping identify water-saving practices.
With vital and often-distant water sources shrinking, Los Angeles officials today will revive a controversial proposal to recycle wastewater as part of a plan to curb usage and move the city toward greater water independence.The aggressive, multiyear proposal could do much to catch the city up to other Southern California communities that have launched advanced recycling programs.
The Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday agreed with backers of a massive reservoir project in northern Colorado that population growth calls for new water supplies and that if the plan is rejected, cities will dry up huge tracts of farmland.