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Bear River administration May 24, 2020 -- Scott Hummer

From email from Scott Hummer at the Colorado Division of Water Resources:

Bear River Water Users,

Effective at 9:00 am, tomorrow, May 24, 2020: The Bear River will go on Call and under Administration.

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A big dam problem: The disaster in #Michigan and solutions for the future -- @AmericanRivers #ActOnClimate #KeepItInTheGround

From American Rivers (Brian Graber):

A dam failure and a flood, in the middle of a global pandemic: it’s a worst-case scenario.

A dam failed in Michigan , forcing thousands of residents to evacuate their homes.

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State files lawsuit defending #Colorado streams and wetlands from flawed federal rule #WOTUS #DirtyWaterRule

From Phil Weiser’s office:

On behalf of the State of Colorado, Attorney General Phil Weiser today filed a lawsuit in federal district court in Denver to protect Colorado’s streams and wetlands from a dangerous federal rule that would leave them vulnerable to pollution under the Clean Water Act.

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#Colorado-Big Thompson Project operations update #ColoradoRiver #COriver #aridification

From email from Reclamation (Brittany Jones):

The Bureau of Reclamation will increase diversion of Colorado River water to Horsetooth Reservoir at midnight tonight. The change will require a decrease in the Big Thompson River diverted for power generation at Olympus Dam.

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OPINION: Colorado’s farm-to-table capital is under threat from drilling -- The Montrose Press

From The Montrose Press (Molly Moore):

A Saturday morning stroll through your local farmers market, is there anything like it? It’s a popular way that many Front Range people decide to spend their weekends, where you get to peruse the abundance and score some of the best food you can buy.

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We are rivers podcast: We can make a lot happen when we have a plan -- @AmericanRivers #COWaterPlan

From American Rivers (Page Buono):

Join us for a two-part miniseries of our podcast series We Are Rivers. We’ll learn more about Stream Management Plans, an innovative planning tool prioritized in Colorado’s Water Plan, from people working with stakeholder groups and communities across Colorado to put them in place.

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@ColoradoClimate: Weekly #Climate, #Water and #Drought Assessment of the Intermountain West

Click here to read the current assessment. Click here to go to the NIDIS website hosted by the Colorado Climate Center. Here’s the summary:

Summary: May 19, 2020…

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