Transbasin Diversions

January 23, 2015--A conversation with Jim Lochhead and Eric Kuhn on water supply, transbasin diversions, conservation and more (CFWE)

Transbasin diversions have had a long, changing and important history redistributing water across Colorado.  In partnership, the Colorado Water Congress and Colorado Foundation for Water Education coordinated a series of webinars looking at these projects and exploring questions that are arising in the drafting of Colorado’s Water Plan.

March 16, 2014--Environmental water needs also important (Pueblo Chieftain)

Rivers do much more than keep fish wet. They are the life and heart of entire ecosystems. Ninety percent of Colorado’s wildlife depend on riparian habitat to survive. Riparian areas and rivers make up less than 5 percent of our total land area, but they are the most complex and important habitat we have. They are incredibly valuable economically as well as environmentally.

April 26, 2010--Western AGs to discuss water law issues (Vail Daily)

Attorneys general from western states are meeting this week to discuss water law, including the Colorado River Compact, the Clean Water Act and transbasin diversions. The Conference of Western Attorneys General's water law conference runs Thursday and Friday in Colorado Springs. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers chairs the group. Speakers include U.S.

September 30, 2009--Ritter: Take time on water transfers (Durango Herald)

The growing Front Range shouldn't be allowed to take more Western Slope water unless it presents a plan that's a "win-win-win" for the entire state, Gov. Bill Ritter said Tuesday.

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