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Windy Gap Firming Project one step closer -- the Sky-Hi Daily News

From the Sky-Hi Daily News:

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has given its go-ahead to the Windy Gap Firming project which, if brought to fruition, will supply up to 26,000 acre-feet of additional Upper Colorado River water to the Front Range.

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Colorado Water

Estevan López Confirmed as 22nd Commissioner for the Bureau of Reclamation

The United States Senate has confirmed President Obama’s selection for Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation. Having served as Principal Deputy Commissioner since October 8, 2014, with all of the responsibilities of Commissioner, Estevan López will now carry the title and formally take the helm of the 5500 person agency that manages water and generates power in the western United States.

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Colorado Water

Reclamation: Bureau of Reclamation's Desalination and Water Purification Research Program Seeks Proposals to Improve Water Treatment Technologies

Here’s the release from Reclamation (Peter Soeth):

The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking proposals within two funding opportunity announcements to improve water treatment technologies aimed at increasing water management flexibility through new usable water supplies in the United States.

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Colorado Water

Aspinall Unit update: 1150 cfs in Black Canyon

From email from Reclamation (Erik Knight):

Releases from Crystal Dam will be increased from 800 cfs to 1100 cfs on Thursday, December 11th at 8:00 AM.

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Colorado Water

The Southern Ute Tribe and Reclamation start negotiations for Animas-La Plata water

Here’s the release from Reclamation (Ryan Christianson):

Reclamation’s Western Colorado Area Office announced today that it will initiate negotiations with the Southern Ute Indian Tribe on a proposed contract for the Tribe’s statutory water allocation of the Animas-La Plata Project.

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Colorado Water

Aspinall Unit operation update: Blue Mesa is being drawn down for winter icing target

From email from Reclamation (Erik Knight):

Releases from Crystal Dam will be increased from 650 cfs to 800 cfs on Monday, December 1st at 4:00 PM.

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Colorado Water

Path to Grand Lake clarity standard far from clear #ColoradoRiver

From the Sky-Hi Daily News (Hank Shell):

Keep Grand Lake Blue. If you’re a resident of Grand County, you’ve probably seen those words pasted proudly to someone’s bumper.

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Colorado Water