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#COWaterPlan is Historic Step Forward -- San Juan Citizens Alliance

From the San Juan Citizens Alliance via the Pagosa Daily Post:

Colorado’s leading conservation and recreation organizations American Rivers, American Whitewater, Audubon, Conservation Colorado, Environmental Defense Fund, High Country Conservation Advocates, San Juan Citizens Alliance and Western Resource Advocates agree that Colorado’s first-ever water plan is an important step forward for the state in terms of future water management.

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Hickenlooper accepts water #COWaterPlan, downplays diversions -- Aspen Journalism

From Aspen Journalism (Brent Gardner-Smith):

After accepting Colorado’s first-ever water plan at a press conference in Denver on Thursday, Gov. John Hickenlooper downplayed the prospect of future transmountain diversions of water from the Western Slope to the Front Range.

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#COWaterPlan: State crafts historic plan to manage water -- The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

From The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Dennis Webb):

Coloradans have spent years in discussion and in many cases debate about what should be in the state’s first-ever water plan.

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Path forward is murky in Hickenlooper’s final #COWaterPlan -- The Colorado Independent

From The Colorado Independent (Marianne Woodland):

Gov. John Hickenlooper has made public Colorado’s first statewide water plan. Though the document is intended to save the state from a looming water crisis, neither he nor state lawmakers have any specifics on how to implement it.

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#COWaterPlan: Water plan gives boost to 'project, projects, projects' -- Glenwood Springs Post Independent

From the Glenwood Springs Post Independent (Brent Gardner-Smith):

While the Colorado Water Plan does not contain a list of water-supply projects endorsed by the state, the plan’s adoption still gives a boost to at least $2 billion worth of potential projects, as recently prioritized by regional water-supply planning committees, or basin roundtables.

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Action now the key to #COWaterPlan -- Eric Kuhn and Jim Lochhead

From The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Eric Kuhn and Jim Lochhead):

We should all truly celebrate. Two years after the governor’s executive order, we finally have a Colorado Water Plan that lays out measurable objectives and metrics to help guide us toward a secure water future.

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