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#OrovilleDam: How much rain will fall on the Feather River watershed? Will the emergency channel lining hold?

Well it’s going to rain like hell tomorrow over the Feather River watershed.

And California DWR has been lining the channels and the headwall cuts below the emergency spillway. 60 more words

Colorado Water

Fountain Creek: Pueblo County and Lower Ark join @EPA/CDPHE lawsuit

From The Colorado Springs Gazette (Billie Stanton Anleu):

Pueblo County commissioners and the Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District can intervene in the suit, U.S. District Judge Richard P.

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Colorado Water

Welcome to the new CWEP website!

We are excited to launch our new website. Stay tuned for additional updates!


Big-Picture Questions Raised by the Oroville Dam Emergency -- Water Deeply

From Water Deeply (Laura Feinstein, Peter Gleick):

Let’s not let a good crisis go to waste: Here are six important conversations that need to happen in the aftermath of problems at Oroville Dam in Northern California.

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Climate Change

Fountain Creek: Pueblo County commissioners approve county joining @EPA, CDPHE lawsuit

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Anthony A. Mestas):

The Pueblo County commissioners on Wednesday asked staff to file a motion to intervene in a lawsuit filed Nov.

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Colorado Water

#Colorado's dam safety examined

From The Fort Collins Coloradoan (Jacy Marmaduke):

The good news: All of Larimer County’s biggest dams, including the dams at Horsetooth Reservoir, have emergency action plans designed to prepare authorities for emergencies like what happened in California this weekend.

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Colorado Water

Rainy Day #1: Ambivalence

I love the rain and “stormwater” is my primary object of affection/inquiry/desire, but riding today was more frustrating than yesterday. I was wet down to undies again. 196 more words