Irrigation

March 26, 2009--Jackson Gulch bill passes (Cortez Journal)

The road to recovery for the Jackson Gulch canal system in Mancos has recently taken a major leap forward in Washington. The Jackson Gulch Rehabilitation Act was part of an overall bill the U.S.

March 26, 2009--Thirsty plants can twitter for water with new device (NY Times)

Researchers at New York University’s interactive telecommunications program have come up with a device that allows plants to t


March 22, 2009--Drought reignites Dust Bowl fears (Colorado Springs Gazette)

This was the epicenter of one of the worst ecological disasters in American history, the Dust Bowl.

March 18, 2009--Who owns Colorado's rainwater? (L.A. Times)

Every time it rains here, Kris Holstrom knowingly breaks the law. What Holstrom does is called rainwater harvesting.

March 15, 2009--Proposed annexation water policy could affect agricultural land (Steamboat Pilot and Today)

As the city of Steamboat Springs considers adopting a water dedication policy, some fear such a law could spawn a local water rights market and inadvertently encourage the drying up of Routt County’s