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Water reuse: "It's not a question of 'Can we do it?' We can do it" -- John Rehring #COWaterPlan

From The Denver Post (Bruce Finley):

Colorado water providers facing a shortfall…are turning to a long-ignored resource: wastewater.

They’re calculating that, if even the worst sewage could be cleaned to the point it is safe to drink — filtered through super-fine membranes or constructed wetlands, treated with chemicals, zapped with ultraviolet rays — then the state’s dwindling aquifers and rivers could be saved.

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CWCB Board approves draft #COWaterPlan: "Now there is a product for Colorado to talk about" -- James Eklund

From The Mountain Town News (Allen Best):

Russ George spoke with the pride of a new father, and in a sense he was. The Colorado Water Conservation Board, of which George is a member, had just heard comments on the…

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Berthoud: CWCB Board poised to approve draft #COWaterPlan #ColoradoRiver

Berthoud Auto Storage back in the day

Colorado transmountain diversions via the State Engineer’s office

Proposed Flaming Gorge pipeline

New supply development concepts via the Front Range roundtables… 819 more words

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State water planning is ‘evolutionary’ -- The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel #COWaterPlan

From The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Dennis Webb):

Colorado’s anticipated completion of a water plan in 2015 might be viewed as a starting point rather than an end point for its state water planning process.

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Opinion: Just call John Hickenlooper the Silver Fox -- High Country News #COWaterPlan

From the High Country News (Forrest Whitman):

John Hickenlooper, the recently re-elected (by a whisker) governor of Colorado, should be called the new “silver fox” for his work on water sharing, in memory of Delphus Carpenter, who earned that title back in 1922.

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Southwest Roundtable to hold 4 meetings about their basin implementation plan #COWaterPlan

From The Durango Herald:

Four meetings on the Southwest Basin Implementation Plan, part of a statewide effort to resolve water shortages, to be unveiled next month, start next week.

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CMU Upper #ColoradoRiver Basin Water Forum recap #COWaterPlan

From The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Dennis Webb):

Colorado’s anticipated completion of a water plan in 2015 might be viewed as a starting point rather than an end point for its state water planning process.

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