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Morgan Conservation District annual meeting recap

From The Fort Morgan Times (John La Porte):

Competition for the limited water resources used to be a primary, if not the primary, issue for agriculture in northeastern Colorado.

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#Colorado and hail

Hail Wheat Ridge May 8, 2015. Photo credit TreeRootCO.

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Mammatus clouds, associated with strong convection, grace a sunset over Fort Collins, Colorado, home of the NOAA Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere at Colorado State University. 495 more words

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#Runoff news: Tenmile Creek, Straight Creek and the Snake River all approaching flood levels

From The Summit Daily (Deepan Dutta):

The water is roaring across Summit County. Tenmile Creek, Straight Creek and the Snake River are all approaching flood levels as the great 2019 spring runoff rushes in with thunderstorms on the way this weekend…

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#NewMexico: Reducing water demand key to Southwest’s future -- Steve Harris #conservation #RioGrande #ColoradoRiver #COriver #aridification

Here’s guest column penned by Steve Harris that’s running in The Albuquerque Journal:

Those of us who live and recreate in the arid Southwest have always faced serious water supply challenges; struggling to survive through endlessly recurring droughts, we understand how precious water is to our communities, livelihoods and economy.

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Greeley Water Pollution Control Facility awarded a National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) Peak Performance Platinum 8 Award

From The Greeley Tribune (Tamara Markard):

NACWA recognizes wastewater plants that achieve 100% compliance with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) over a consecutive five-year period.

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#Runoff news: Increased releases to the Big Thompson from Olympus Dam and the Fryingpan from Ruedi

Meadows were greening up in Colorado’s Egeria Park by early May even as snow held on in the Flat Tops. Photo/Allen Best

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@CWCB_DNR names water mavens to demand management workgroups -- @AspenJournalism #ColoradoRiver #COriver #aridification #DCP

From Aspen Journalism (Brent Gardner-Smith):

The Colorado Water Conservation Board on Monday released the names of the 74 people it has asked to volunteer on eight workgroups being formed to investigate how a demand-management program might work in the state.

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