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"...we’re all tied to the #ColoradoRiver" -- John Stulp

From Steamboat Today (Tom Ross):

Would you be willing to pay an extra penny or two on every beverage container you purchase for the next 30 years or so, if it could assure Colorado will meet its future water needs?

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Gunnison Ag Producers' Water Future Workshop, May 3 #COWaterPlan

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From the announcement:

A Gunnison Basin Ag Producers’ Water Future Workshop will take place on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 from 11:30 a.m.

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Rio Grande Roundtable meeting recap

From the Valley Courier (Ruth Heide):

Finding out where the San Luis Valley’s wetlands and irrigated acreage used to be could help determine where they should be in the future.

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Arkansas Basin Roundtable meeting recap

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

Well associations have boosted the amount of water they intend to use, and a program to augment on-farm irrigation improvements is growing.

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Go Time for Colorado's Water Plan: meeting the plan's environmental & recreational goals

By Nelson Harvey, excerpts pulled from an originally published piece in the Winter 2016 issue of Headwaters magazine

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#COWaterPlan: How #Colorado is trying to get beyond zero-sum water wars -- The High Country News

Here’s a column George Sibley writing for the The High Country News. Click through and read the whole thing. Here’s an excerpt:

The self-styled sensible people today seem to take it for granted that Americans have lost any capacity for working through difficult problems, especially where cultural differences are concerned.

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2016 #coleg: #COWaterPlan finally shows signs of progress -- The #Colorado Independent

From The Colorado Independent (Marianne Goodland):

Since John Hickenlooper’s administration finalized Colorado’s first-ever statewide water plan in November, watchdogs have been wondering when — and if — state officials might start putting the document into action.

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