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Arkansas River Basin Water Forum recap: "We like our chances better with a strategy" -- James Eklund #COWaterPlan

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

A state water plan may not prevent a crisis, but it would give the state a way to better deal with it.

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Colorado Water

GarCo urges West Slope water summit -- Glenwood Springs Post Independent #COWaterPlan

From the Glenwood Springs Post Independent (John Stroud):

Garfield County proposes to host a summit among Western Slope water interests in an effort to present a “united voice” on the prospect of new transmountain diversions, and how that would be stated in the forthcoming Colorado Water Plan.

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Colorado Water

"Basically 80 percent of the river goes to agriculture...where are you going to go look for it [water]?" -- Dale Mauch #COWaterPlan

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Rio Grande Forest water right is working -- Rio Grande Roundtable

From the Valley Courier (Ruth Heide):

If it ain’t broke ” don’t let the government fix it.

That’s the gist of San Luis Valley residents’ message yesterday to representatives from the U.S.

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Colorado Water

The Arkansas Basin Roundtable finishes up their basin implementation plan #COWaterPlan

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

Water plans don’t always pan out.

The Arkansas Basin Roundtable last week wrapped up a basin implementation plan that was two years in the making.

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Colorado Water

Arkansas Basin Roundtable: Land use planning should be tied to water availability in future development #COWaterPlan

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

Land use planning should be tied to water availability in future development, the Arkansas Basin Roundtable decided Wednesday.

That was one of three additions to the basin implementation plan the roundtable is completing as part of the state water plan, ordered in 2013 by Gov.

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Colorado Water

Is The Public Engaged When It Comes To Colorado's Water Plan? -- KUNC #COWaterPlan

From KUNC (Maeve Conran):

…despite an extensive education and outreach campaign, just how involved is the general public in planning Colorado’s water future?

Kate McIntire, the women in charge of public engagement and outreach for the Colorado Water Conservation Board, said they’ve mostly relied on volunteers in a process that goes back 10 years when the Public Education, Participation and Outreach group was established.

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Colorado Water