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East West Divide Apparent At Colorado Water Meeting #COWaterPlan

From KUNC (Stephanie Paige Ogburn):

Water managers are taking the next steps in formulating a statewide water plan, following a meeting where representatives from Colorado’s eight water basins met and presented drafts of their individual plans.

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We must make sure Weld County’s voice is heard in water planning effort -- The Greeley Tribune #COWaterPlan

The Greeley Tribune editorial staff weighs in on the Colorado Water Plan:

We know that readers’ eyes tend to gloss over when we write about water issues in northern Colorado.

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CWCB: Basin implementation plan presentations will dominate today's board meeting agenda #COWaterPlan

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

Plans that detail the needs of water users in each of the state’s eight river basins and the Denver metro area will be studied today by the Colorado Water Conservation Board.

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County commissioners urge participation in developing the #COWaterPlan

Rachel Richards and Karn Stiegelmeier have penned a guest column that’s running in The Aspen Times. Click through and read the whole thing. Here’s an excerpt: 1,737 more words

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Fountain Creek: "Is there a way to balance the needs of flood control and water rights?" -- Larry Small

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

Overshadowing the need to look at the technical details of a study for a dam or detention ponds on Fountain Creek is how it would be funded.

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Another transmountain diversion garners skepticism on the rainy side of Colorado #COWaterPlan

From the Glenwood Springs Post Independent (John Stroud):

Though Colorado River Basin water users strongly urge against any new trans-mountain diversions to the East Slope as part of a draft plan for the basin released last week, a key part of the process to create a state water plan recognizes a need to eventually have that discussion.

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"I cannot imagine storage on Fountain Creek unless John Martin Reservoir were full" -- said Jeris Danielson

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

A study that could lead to building a flood-control dam on Fountain Creek stalled Wednesday over the question of how it might affect water rights.

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