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No Federal Water for California Farmers

California facing worst drought in  160 years

The Bureau of Reclamation has announced that many California farmers will not receive federal water imports for the second consecutive year because of the persistent drought. 198 more words

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Pueblo Reservoir winter operations update

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

Water users are playing the annual guessing game of how much water will be in Lake Pueblo when it comes time to ensure enough space is left for flood protection.

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Colorado Water

Arkansas Valley Conduit update: Only $500,000 so far in federal budget, Southeastern Water was hoping for $5.5 million this year

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

Funding for the Arkansas Valley Conduit has flatlined in the federal budget. Striking a somber tone, Executive Director Jim Broderick broke the news Thursday to the Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District.

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Colorado Water

Folsom Lake Levels Nearly Double What They Were In 2014

FOLSOM, Calif. (CBS13) – Folsom Lake has nearly double the water it had at the same time last year, and people are already out enjoying it. 406 more words


USBR: Additional FY 2015 Funding of $96.9 Million Available

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From the US Bureau of Reclamation (Peter Soeth):

Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Estevan López today released the spending plan for $96.9 million provided to Reclamation in the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015.

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Colorado Water

Lewis And Clark Water Pipeline Picks Up Additional Funding

TEA, S.D. (AP) — A pipeline that will deliver Missouri River water to towns and rural water systems in South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota has picked up more funding from Washington. 87 more words