Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

'A good first step'

Colorado's first water plan sets foundation, experts say

Journal

Denver Business Journal

The final draft of Colorado's first formal water plan will be delivered to Gov. John Hickenlooper this week, and it's being characterized by water experts as a "good first step" toward building statewide consensus on what can and must be done to meet the needs of a growing population. Now the hard work begins.

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Animas River trout in dangerous decline

Durango Herald

The number of brown and rainbow trout in the Animas River swimming through Durango has declined, according to an ongoing study by Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

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Phoenix praised for resiliency of water supply

Ahwatukee Foothills News

Despite a 15-year drought, the city of Phoenix is prepared to handle any imbalance between water supply and user demand, according to a new report praising the combination of diverse sources and creative storage solutions that make the city’s water supply strong.

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