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Don't miss the screening of the Great Divide tonight #COWaterPlan

From 9News.com (Maya Rodriquez):

“We do live in a desert. It’s hard to see that because we have made it this,” said Jim Havey, director of a new documentary called “The Great Divide.”

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Jennifer Gimbel and Pat Mulroy are the featured speakers at the 2015 #ColoradoRiver District seminar

Here’s the release from the Colorado River Water Conservancy District via Jim Pokrandt:

Two of the most important women in Western water leadership will be addressing the Colorado River District’s popular Annual Water Seminar in Grand Junction, Colo., that takes place Thursday, Sept.

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#COWaterPlan: "Stopping buy-and-dry, that’s going to take agility or flexibility" -- James Eklund

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

An agricultural impact statement for water transfers might become a state tool as the result of a state water plan that’s expected to be finished later this year.

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#COWaterPlan: "Colorado can’t move forward in conflict, we’ve got to move forward with consensus" -- John McClow

From Aspen Journalism (Brent Gardner-Smith):

A milestone in state water planning was reached Tuesday as members of the state’s Interbasin Compact Committee unanimously endorsed the latest version of a “conceptual framework” to guide discussions between East and West Slope interests about any new transmountain diversion.

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Land use moves to center of Colorado's water discussion -- Sky-Hi Daily News

From the Sky-Hi Daily News (Hannah Holm):

Not long ago, mentions of growth control as a tool to reduce water demands tended to be written off by Colorado water insiders as too complicated, outside the control of water providers and anti-economic development.

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Colorado Water Congress annual summer meeting recap #COWaterPlan

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

Some might think the upcoming state water plan is a recipe book for an elegant 10-course dinner.

Turns out something else is on the menu.

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#COWaterPlan: "There are, however, few mandates" -- The Pueblo Chieftain

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

Once the state water plan is delivered to Gov. John Hickenlooper, no one from the Arkansas Basin Roundtable will be ready to say “mission accomplished.”

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