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#ColoradoRiver: "Killing the #Colorado" spotlights new solutions -- American Rivers #COriver

From American Rivers (Sinjin Eberle):

I have noticed a lot of chatter lately about the situation at Lake Mead. Dramatic overuse, prolonged drought, and the effects of increased temperatures have led to a historically low volume of water stored in the largest reservoir on the Colorado River.

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CFWE: Collaborative Water Management Tour, Roaring Fork Watershed September 12, 2016

Click here for the inside skinny and to register. Draft agenda. From the website:

Join the Colorado Foundation for Water Education for a one-day tour of the Roaring Fork Watershed that will showcase exemplary collaborative water management projects.

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@USBR: The next Aspinall Unit operations meeting is Thursday #ColoradoRiver #COriver

From email from Reclamation (Eric Knight):

The next Aspinall Operations meeting will be held this Thursday, August 18th at the Elk Creek Visitor Center at Blue Mesa Reservoir.

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#ColoradoRiver: The Plan to Strengthen Denver's Water Supply -- 5280.com #COriver

From 5280.cm (Amy Thomson):

Considering the Denver region is growing by an average of 4,500 new residents per month, a large sector of the population likely doesn’t remember the catastrophic 2002 drought.

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Longmont council to ask public for Windy Gap feedback -- Longmont Times-Call

From the Longmont Times-Call (Karen Antonucci):

Faced with three different financing mechanisms for Longmont’s $47 million portion of the Windy Gap Firming Project, the council chose to gather more information from the public first.

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Larimer pays $8.4 million for farm, water rights -- Loveland Reporter-Herald

Here’s the release from Larimer County (Kerri Rollins):

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources purchased a 211-acre farm southwest of Berthoud, along with its valuable water rights.

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Longmont councillors weighing cash v. debt for Windy Gap participation

From the Longmont Times-Call (Karen Antonacci):

The Longmont City Council on Tuesday will make several high-level decisions on how to finance the Windy Gap Firming Project.

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