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Fraser River restoration: "The biomass [in the river] has more than tripled, just from last year" -- Mely Whiting

Fraser River

A winter wonderland in Winter Park, Colorado, near the west portal of the Moffat Tunnel, which delivers water from the Fraser and Williams Fork River basins, under the Continental Divide and on to the Moffat Treatment Plant in Lakewood, Colorado. 999 more words

Colorado Water

Aspinall Unit operations update: Lower Gunnison streamflow above baseflow target

From email from Reclamation (Erik Knight):

Releases from the Aspinall Unit will be decreased by 100 cfs on Thursday, October 12th. Diversions to the Gunnison Tunnel will be reduced by 100 cfs on Wednesday, October 11th so there will be a short period of flows over 1000 cfs in the Gunnison River through the Black Canyon before the river returns to a flow of 950 cfs by late Thursday morning.

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Colorado Water

Is the #ColoradoRiver a person? -- The #Colorado Springs Independent #COriver

From The Colorado Springs Independent (Pam Zubeck):

The Colorado River, which originates in Colorado, provides water to seven states and Mexico, and it should have rights of its own, according to a soon-to-be-filed federal lawsuit.

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Climate Change

@NorthernWater is drawing down Horsetooth for Soldier Canyon Dam outlet works maintenance

From The Fort Collins Coloradoan (Jacy Marmaduke):

In all, Horsetooth dropped 32 feet between Aug. 1 and Sept. 13. The reason for the decrease is two-fold, according to reservoir manager Northern Water.

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Colorado Water

A look at Vail Valley water rights

Town of Gypsum via Vail.net

Eagle circa 2010

Gore Creek is healthy as it emerges from the Eagles Nest Wilderness Area, but has problems soon after, via The Mountain Town News. 921 more words

Colorado Water

@USBR Begins Animas-La Plata Project Repayment Negotiations with Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribe

Here’s the release from the US Bureau of Reclamation (Marc Miller, Justyn Liff):

The Bureau of Reclamation is initiating negotiations on a proposed repayment contract for the Animas-La Plata Project with the Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribe for the Tribe’s statutory allocation of project water.

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Colorado Water

@Northern_Water signs off on Broomfield/Larimer County ATM agreement

From The Broomfield Enterprise (Jennifer Rios):

The final nod was received by Northern Water last week, following earlier approvals by Broomfield and Larimer counties.

The agreement includes Broomfield buying 115 Colorado-Big Thompson water units for $25,550 each from Larimer, which would save Broomfield $109,250 if bought at open-market value.

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Colorado Water