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Montrose Hydroelectric Facility Gets Federal Grant

MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) – A new hydroelectric facility in Montrose is getting nearly a million dollars as part of a federal project to invest in water conservation and reuse projects in the drought-stricken West. 111 more words


Happy #NationalRiverCleanupDay - @usbr

Happy #NationalRiverCleanupDay! A few of us are picking up trash along the Rio Grande. Are you participating today? pic.twitter.com/f2QyH9NNpR

— Reclamation (@usbr) May 16, 2015

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New Reclamation map of the #ColoradoRiver Basin includes Mexico

From InkStain (John Fleck):

It’s a nuance, but of such subtleties are progress often made.

In the Bureau of Reclamation’s new “Moving Forward” report on the future of the Colorado River Basin, a subtle change to the bureau’s canonical map:

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The Nazi Plot to Blow Up Hoover Dam

This is from Mental Floss.

How many such plots will never be made public?

In 1935, Hoover Dam (or Boulder Dam) was a brand-spanking-new feat of engineering, 511 more words

Reclamation Releases Collaborative Moving Forward Report Addressing Future Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Challenges #ColoradoRiver

Here’s the release from the Bureau of Reclamation (Rose Davis/Carly Jerla):

The Bureau of Reclamation and stakeholders throughout the Colorado River Basin (Basin) released a report today that documents opportunities and potential actions to address the future water supply and demand imbalances projected in the 2012 Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study.

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Silverthorne: 22nd annual State of the River recap

From the Summit Daily News (Ali Langley):

Summit’s Blue River Basin recorded snowpack near the 30-year average, and the six speakers at the 22nd annual State of the River meeting on Tuesday, May 5, stressed that local residents should feel fortunate that the headwaters community was spared the immediate water supply problems others are facing around the West.

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