Moffat Tunnel

December 3, 2013--Denver-West Slope water agreement finally final (Post Independent)

Denver can take a little more water from the Colorado River’s headwaters to increase the reliability of its system, but won’t develop any new transmountain diversions without West Slope agreement and will help repair damage from past diversions.


June 4, 2011--Colorado River deals spring a leak (Pueblo Chieftain)

Trout Unlimited and other groups this week said they would fight Denver Water and the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District unless stronger protections for the Upper Colorado River are guaranteed. “The state’s namesake river is dying,” said Bud Isaacs of the Upper Colorado River Alliance, a local landowners’ group.


May 5, 2011--Anglers want insurance policy for Colorado River projects (Summit Citizens Voice)

While water managers and elected officials on both sides of the Continental Divide are still busy patting each other on the back for reaching tentative agreement on some water key issues, the hard day-to-day work of protecting fisheries in the streams continues with a May 6 hearing on mitigation plans for two new water projects that could result in additional impacts to West Slope streams.&nbsp


October 29, 2009--Denver Water looks to increase diversions from Grand County (Sky Hi Daily News)

Denver Water has identified a shortfall in supply beginning in 2016. According to its statements, Denver Water plans to address about 16,000 acre-feet through “additional conservation,” leaving Denver Water with a remaining annual shortage of 18,000 acre-feet.


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