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Colorado Water: Potential new transmountain diversion gets a boost at statewide summit -- The Aspen Times

From Aspen Journalism (Brent Gardner-Smith):

The prospects for a potential new transmountain water diversion that would bring more water to Colorado’s growing cities on the Front Range appeared to brighten recently during a meeting of about 300 Colorado water leaders.

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Southern Delivery System: "It's a wonderful, wonderful day to celebrate" -- John Fredell

Community leaders, contractors & partners celebrated the delivery of the last pipe for the SDS project today. pic.twitter.com/rBWtOEACxv

— Co.Springs Utilities (@CSUtilities) March 18, 2015…

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US Senators Bennet and Gardner, along with US Representative Tipton pen letter requesting the opening of Lake Nighthorse

From The Durango Herald (Michael Cipriano):

U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, penned a letter to Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Estevan López requesting open access to the Lake Nighthorse Reservoir at the earliest possible date.

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A showdown over how transmountain diversions are calculated is brewing in the Colorado Supreme Court -- Chris Woodka

Busk-Ivanhoe system diversions

Busk-Ivanhoe tunnel entrance

Arkansas River Basin — Graphic via the Colorado Geological Survey

Turquoise Lake

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

A showdown over how transmountain diversions are calculated is brewing in the Colorado Supreme Court.

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The Colorado River District, et. al. appeal May 2014 Aurora Busk-Ivanhoe diversion water court decision

Busk-Ivanhoe system diversions

Busk-Ivanhoe tunnel entrance

Arkansas River Basin — Graphic via the Colorado Geological Survey

Turquoise Lake

Thks to @CoyoteGulch for posting Post-Indy story today on Busk-Ivanhoe.

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Pueblo Reservoir winter operations update

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

Water users are playing the annual guessing game of how much water will be in Lake Pueblo when it comes time to ensure enough space is left for flood protection.

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A look at the state of the whitewater business along the Arkansas River

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Tracy Harmon):

A nearly 7 percent increase in Arkansas River rafting business last summer bodes well for a further rebound in the industry, yet some fear the river is slowly losing its share of the market.

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