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#Snowpack news: @NorthernWater to set C-BT quota on April 12th

From The Fence Post (Nikki Work):

As of March 14, the state sits at about 67 percent of the average snowpack, according to the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

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Colorado Water

#Nebraska: Platte River to Republican River compliance transbasin diversion in the plans

The Platte River is formed in western Nebraska east of the city of North Platte, Nebraska by the confluence of the North Platte and the South Platte Rivers, which both arise from snowmelt in the eastern Rockies east of the Continental Divide. 682 more words

Climate Change

FERC extends Gross Reservoir hydroelectric license comment period to April 9, 2018

Gross Dam enlargement concept graphic via Denver Water

Moffat Collection System Project/Windy Gap Firming Project via the Boulder Daily Camera

Gross Reservoir has a surface area of 418 acres. 414 more words

Colorado Water

Aaron Million has a new plan for water from the Green River to the #Colorado Front Range

Updated with The Salt Lake Tribune story below.

From The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Dennis Webb):

Aaron Million has filed for a water right with the state of Utah for the project, which would involve diverting about 55,000 acre-feet of water a year from the Green River near the Browns Park area close to the Colorado line.

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Colorado Water

The latest e-Waternews is hot off the presses from @Northern_Water

Click here to read the newsletter. Here’s an excerpt:

Crews from Northern Water work to maintain hydroelectric plant equipment

Workers from Northern Water have taken apart some of the equipment at the Robert V.

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Colorado Water

@CSUtilities may offer water to outlying communities in El Paso County

From The Colorado Springs Independent (Pam Zubeck):

Should the city be a good neighbor and share its water with those who don’t live within its boundaries?

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@CWCB_DNR: The latest "CWCB Confluence" newsletter is hot off the presses

Click here to read the newsletter. Here’s an excerpt:

Collaboration in the Dolores River Watershed (Celene Hawkins):

About one year ago, I was backcountry skiing into some of the highest elevations of the Dolores River watershed near Lizard Head Pass.

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