Water Planning

June 4, 2015--Colorado River Basin in crisis (Moab Sun News)

The consumptive use of surface water in the Colorado River Basin is currently over-extended and we know this because we can see the “bathtub ring” with our own eyes when we visit Lake Powell, and especially Lake Mead.


May 5, 2014--Water planning: What Colorado could learn from Texas (Durango Herald)

Following an executive order from Gov. John Hickenlooper in May 2013, Colorado commenced creating its first statewide water plan. Other western states have already done this, most notably Texas.


April 29, 2014--America 2025: How to start securing enough water (Huff Post)

Wichita Falls, Texas, is about to run out of drinking water. You read that right: out of drinking water. The north Texas town may not be a metropolis, but it is a community of about 105,000 people, right along the Red River on the Oklahoma border. For the last three-and-a-half years, the city has been living with its driest conditions since 1897.


Study Finds Increased Risk of Water Shortages in Hundreds of US Counties

According to a new study in the Journal of Environmental Science & Technology, more than 1 in 3 counties in the United States could face a "high" or "extreme" risk of water shortages due to climate change by the middle of the 21st century. The report concluded that 7 in 10 of the more than 3,100 U.S.


September 1, 2010--Water suppliers brainstorm in Denver about climate change (Denver Post)

Water suppliers are embarking on projects aimed at reducing their vulnerability to climate change, but along with that planning will probably come higher water bills.


Southwest Basin Roundtable Meeting (Cortez, CO)

05/13/2009 2:30 pm
05/13/2009 6:00 pm
For more information, contact (970) 565-7562.

Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District Board Meeting (Durango, CO)

07/14/2009 7:00 pm
07/14/2009 10:00 pm
For more information, contact (970) 247-1302.

Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District Board Meeting (Durango, CO)

03/19/2009 7:00 pm
03/19/2009 10:00 pm
For more information, contact (970) 247-1302.

Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District Board Meeting (Durango, CO)

01/13/2009 7:00 pm
01/13/2009 7:00 pm
For more information, contact (970) 247-1302.

SWCD Board Meeting (Durango, CO)

02/05/2009 10:00 am
02/05/2009 6:00 pm
For more information, contact (970) 247-1302.

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