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Fort Collins: #COWaterPlan meeting September 17

From the Fort Collins Coloradoan:

State officials will host a meeting in Fort Collins on Wednesday, Sept. 17, to discuss the Colorado Water Plan with residents of the South Platte River Basin, the massive watershed that encompasses Fort Collins and the entire northeast corner of the state.

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State Rep. Randy Fischer: Having a voice in water planning #COWaterPlan

From Steamboat Today (Randy Fischer):

“Water is essential to Colorado’s quality of life and economy, but our ability to maintain those values will be challenged by a growing population, increasing demands for water, and limited supplies of this precious resource.”

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State water administration still evolving -- Craig Cotten

From the Valley Courier (Craig Cotten):

State water administration still evolving

By CRAIG COTTEN Division Engineer Colorado Division of Water Resources

This is the thirteenth article in the series from the Rio Grande Basin Roundtable regarding the formation and implementation of the Basin Water Plan.

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Glenwood Springs: How should Colorado prioritize economic benefits in the COWaterPlan?

From the Glenwood Springs Post Independent (John Stroud):

The importance of green lawns to maintain quality of life and urban home values was heard alongside that of maintaining river flows for the Western Slope’s recreation-based economy in comments to the Colorado Water Conservation Board Thursday.

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Coalition: Can State Water Plan Sustain Colorado Recreation Economy? -- Public News Service #COWaterPlan

From the Public News Service (Tommy Hough/Chris Thomas):

Outdoor business leaders and conservationists are joining forces to urge Colorado to prioritize river-based recreation in the state’s upcoming water plan.

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Glenwood Springs: #COWaterPlan update planned for afternoon session at today's CWCB board meeting

Here’s the release from Protect the flows (Belinda Griswold):

Businesses in Colorado, including boaters, rafters, anglers and other outdoor enthusiasts, will be in Glenwood Springs tomorrow to highlight the economic value of Colorado’s rivers and to ensure river flows are protected from new large trans-mountain water diversions.

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