Colorado River District
With demand increasing across the West, Colorado is drawing up a strategy to keep some of the trillions of gallons of water that gushes out of the Rocky Mountains every spring.
A Colorado River District official says a judge’s ruling on the proposed Sterling Ranch community in Douglas County could lead to new legislation.
Water officials say they’re adding flows to the Colorado River to benefit fish, rafting, and farmers and ranchers in western Colorado after a dry spring.
Colorado’s largest water utility and two western counties are ratifying a deal aimed at balancing the Denver-area’s demand for water with the needs of mountain communities.
Summit County officials are seeking options to deal with a severe drought.