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#Water and Resource Monitoring Digital Workshop, June 11, 2020 -- #Colorado Ag Water Alliance

Grants and Opportunities to Fund Infrastructure Projects Middle Colorado Watershed Ditch Inventory Protecting West Slope Water Users in Times of Uncertainty
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#Runoff news: Rafting season ready to launch, but #COVID19 worries running high -- @WaterEdCO #coronavirus

From Water Education Colorado (Dean Krakel):

With warming temperatures in Colorado’s mountains and spring runoff in full swing, the whitewater boating season should be off to a roaring start.

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Catch a pike, save a pikeminnow -- The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

From The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Dennis Webb):

The toothy, predacious fish hasn’t broken any laws on its own, but someone is thought to have done so by introducing the nonnative species into Kenney Reservoir on the White River.

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#Drought news: Temperatures for the West region were 3-6 degrees above normal over central #NV, #UT, #CO, and E. #NM

Click on a thumbnail graphic to view a gallery of drought data from the US Drought Monitor.

US Drought Monitor May 19, 2020.

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Flood Mitigation is Messy: An Argument for High Functioning and Low Maintenance Streams -- Mile High Flood District

Addressing flood risk after an area has already developed is complicated, expensive, and messy in every way you can imagine. This video will recap a challenging flood mitigation project that was 20 years in the making and contrast it with the Mile High Flood District’s modern approach to urban stream design – an approach we call High Functioning and Low Maintenance Streams (HFLMS)

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#Runoff/#Snowpack news: Average streamflow expected for the #YampaRiver

From Steamboat Today (Holly Kirkpatrick and Andy Rossi):

For water managers, the onset of spring is signaled by the reactivation of stream gages.

That’s right, the day field technicians awaken the extensive network of flow data collection instruments from their winter hibernation is highly anticipated in the water world.

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Commentary: Climate change and the aridification of North America -- Jonathan Overpeck/Brad Udall

Click here to read the whole article and for access to the full commentary, footnotes, etc.:

Discussions of droughts and their impacts often center on the lack of precipitation, just as assessments of hydrologic impacts under a changing climate most often focus on how average precipitation in a given locale is likely to change in the future.

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