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Aspinall Unit operations update: 1,000 cfs in Black Canyon

From email from Reclamation (Erik Knight):

Releases from Crystal Dam will be reduced from 2000 cfs to 1900 cfs on Monday, July 28th at 10:00 AM.

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"I have been proud to work for years to ensure the [support for] the Arkansas Valley Conduit" -- Sen. Mark Udall

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

A draft federal energy and water funding bill includes an additional $90 million for projects such as the Arkansas Valley Conduit, U.S.

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SDS construction reaches Colorado Springs ahead of schedule and under budget -- The Colorado Springs Gazette

From The Colorado Springs Gazette (Emily Donovan):

Huge pipes being tunneled underground near the intersection of Powers Boulevard and Constitution Avenue is the first big sign after almost two decades of work to increase the water available to the Colorado Springs area by a third…

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Northern Water: The first C-BT Project water was released from Horsetooth Reservoir into the Poudre River on this day 63 yrs ago #ColoradoRiver

The first C-BT Project water was released from Horsetooth Reservoir into the Poudre River on this day 63 yrs ago. pic.twitter.com/35mCZ5S5xp

— Northern Water (@northern_water) …

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Northern Water opts for gradual rate increase -- Fort Collins Coloradoan

From the Fort Collins Coloradoan (Ryan Maye Handy):

The Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District will increase the cost of its water step-by-step over 2016 and 2017, which will mean 28 percent cost increase per year for cities like Fort Collins.

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Lake Mead: "The last time the lake was this low, the town of St. Thomas still had a post office" -- Las Vegas Review-Journal #ColoradoRiver

From the Las Vegas Review-Journal (Henry Brean @RefriedBrean):

Lake Mead sank to a record this week, its surface nudging downward a few tenths of an inch late Wednesday night to 1,081.82 feet above sea level.

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Dept. of Interior Whistleblower: Records Were Altered

“A whistleblower complained that the bureau in Sacramento erased records within an Interior Department database and altered spreadsheets in an effort to hide mismanagement of collections under the agency’s control…” … 864 more words

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