Colorado River Water Conservation District

July 21, 2007--Colo. water agency wants delay in Flaming Gorge proposal (Durango Herald)

A western Colorado water agency wants federal officials to hold off on reviewing a proposal to funnel water from a southwest Wyoming reservoir to Colorado's populous Front Range.

April 17, 2007--State AG moves to gut Black Canyon accord (Grand Junction Daily Sentinel)

The Colorado Attorney General has filed papers in state court that would gut agreements between the federal government and more than 100 Gunnison River Basin water users.

April 10, 2007--"Pumpback" may help water woes (Denver Post)

Sending water upstream from the Green Mountain reservoir to the Dillon reservoir is one proposal being considered as part of a "global solution" to Colorado's chronic water shortages.

March 12, 2007--River district scores $300k to study energy's influence on water supplies (Grand Junction Daily Sentinel)

The Colorado River Water Conservation District has the go-ahead to study whether the water needs of oil shale, tar sands and natural gas development in the region will have negative consequences on the area's water supply. But state water managers want cooperation from the energy industry.

February 7, 2007--Mediator Hired for Water-Sharing Talks (Denver Post)

Locked in an almost two-year standstill, Denver Water and a coalition of Western Slope water users have hired a Washington, D.C., mediator to prod stalled water-sharing talks.

January 17, 2007--Colorado River District Board Cites Concerns with Yampa Diversion Project (CRWCD)

The Colorado River District Board of Directors expressed concerns about environmental and water supply issues stemming from the Yampa Diversion Project that a preliminary study says could pump up to 300,000 acre-feet of water from the Yampa River to the Front Range. The projcet is the subject of a reconnaissance study funded by the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District.

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