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- City of Durango Utility Commission
- Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority
- Dolores Conservation District
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- Empire Electric Association
- Florida Water Conservancy District
- La Plata Archuleta Water District
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- San Juan Water Conservancy District
- Southwestern Water Conservation District
- Town of Silverton
- Town of Telluride
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Thirteen of America’s largest companies Monday pledged to invest a total of more than $140 billion to slash their greenhouse gas emissions, increase their use of renewable energy and shrink their carbon footprints.
The Town of Telluride Open Space Commission unanimously agreed at a Monday special meeting to recommend that the town council approve nearly $1 million in funding for a project to reroute the San Miguel River back to its original course on the Valley Floor.
To some, the results of a study that concludes the District of Columbia is sinking is a physical manifestation of the political environment in the nation's capital. But new research from the U.S.
July 28, 2015--New MIT study on the historical climate of the American West (Envionmental News Network)
All around the deserts of Utah, Nevada, southern Oregon, and eastern California, ancient shorelines line the hillsides above dry valley floors, like bathtub rings — remnants of the lakes once found throughout the region. Even as the ice sheets retreated at the end of the last ice age, 12,000 years ago, the region remained much wetter than it is today.
July 28, 2015--Family Farm Alliance Rrport: 'Colorado River Basin water management - principles & recommendations' (Water Wired)
The Family Farm Alliance is a grass-roots organization with the sole mission of protecting and enhancing irrigated agriculture in the Western United States.
Those of us not in the water business tend to think of Colorado’s water future in terms of deliverability — as in, is there enough water in our rivers and streams to satisfy downstream obligations and end users like cities and agriculture?
There will be yet more legal wrangling over a new federal clean water rule, as conservation groups said last week they will sue to plug some loopholes that could open the door for more pollution in wetlands and streams. At issue is the so-called Waters of the U.S. rule finalized by the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in May.
Arizona and the Southwest are dumping too much water down the drain, but the waste could be reduced by efficiency upgrades that pay for themselves, a conservation group contends. Governments and utilities already save energy nationwide through the use of performance contracts — deals that pay contractors only for proven cost savings.
July 26, 2015--Water bosses: Colorado will have enough water if managed right (Colorado Public Radio)
Even in the face of climate change and a growing population, Colorado can have enough water in the future. That's according to three water managers from around the state.
Campsites, roads, wildlife habitat and all the other aspects of the Hermosa Creek area are getting special scrutiny this year as part of an extended planning project. Congress designated the Hermosa Creek Wilderness and Special Management Area in December. Now, as part of the law that created the management area, the San Juan National Forest must decide what rules and projects