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"The Western Slope in Colorado has no more water to give" --WestSlopeWater.com #COWaterPlan #ColoradoRiver #COriver

From The Aspen Daily News (Collin Szewczyk):

That theme of cooperation, including striking a balance between consumption and conservation, quickly rose to the surface Friday, as members of the whitewater, conservation and political communities met at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs to discuss the future of state water policy.

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Colorado's water plan: an end to mega projects? -- High Country News #COWaterPlan

Colorado transmountain diversions via the State Engineer’s office

Colorado transmountain diversions via the University of Colorado

Conceptual vision of potential transmountain diversions from the South Platte Roundtable Basin Implementation Plan… 490 more words

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Pueblo Board of Water Works approves participation in #ColoradoRiver conservation pilot program

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

A pilot program that would leave some of Pueblo’s water on the Western Slope — for a fee — was approved by the Pueblo Board of Water Works Tuesday.

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Aspinall Unit operations update: Current inflow forecast for Blue Mesa = 105% of avg

From email from Reclamation (Erik Knight):

Releases from Crystal Dam will be decreased from 3000 cfs to 2000 cfs, over the next 3 days. Releases will be decreased by 400 cfs on Wednesday, July 22nd, by 350 cfs on Thursday, July 23rd, and by 250 cfs on Friday, July 24th.

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State plan takes on the challenges of water future -- The Crested Butte News #COWaterPlan

From The Crested Butte News (Alissa Johnson):

The plan has been getting a lot of attention for addressing potential transmountain water diversion projects that would carry water from the Western Slope to the Front Range, including the Gunnison River.

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State water board rules against Glenwood’s proposed whitewater rights -- Aspen Journalism #ColoradoRiver

From Aspen Journalism (Brent Gardner-Smith):

IGNACIO — The ongoing effort by the city of Glenwood Springs to establish a new water right for three potential whitewater parks on the Colorado River was dealt a setback Thursday by the directors of the Colorado Water Conservation Board.

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[IBCC] committee endorses revised transmountain diversion document -- The Aspen Times #COWaterPlan #ColoradoRiver

From Aspen Journalism (Brent Gardner-Smith) via The Aspen Times:

A recently revised framework on how to evaluate a future potential transmountain diversion in Colorado was endorsed by most of the members of a statewide water-supply planning committee on Monday.

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