Irrigation

June 11, 2009--Front Range eyes mountain water (Durango Telegraph)

Mountain towns in the Rockies have a symbiotic relationship with Denver and other cities along Colorado’s urbanized, Front Range corridor. It is typically also one of ambivalence.

June 6, 2009--Water war fills to brim (Cortez Journal)

A battle between two major water providers in Montezuma County has flowed all the way to U.S. District Court in Denver. Montezuma Valley Irrigation Co.

June 6, 2009--Lake Mead water level will be trigger for pipeline (Denver Post)

Opponents of a proposed pipeline to tap groundwater across eastern Nevada now have one more way to fight the project: Pray for the drought to end on the Colorado River.

June 5, 2009--Pact secures Vallecito recreation (Durango Herald)

Recreation at Vallecito Reservoir is secure for the next 25 years with an announcement this week that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the Pine River Irrigation District have signed a new contract.

June 5, 2009--Groups praise new Colorado law to protect vulnerable rivers, streams (Denver Post)

Environmental Defense Fund called legislation signed into law today by Colorado Governor Bill Ritter to protect Colorado's vulnerable rivers and streams ‘a national model for protecting the iconic and vuln

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