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The Ritschard Dam on Wolford Mountain Reservoir (credit: CBS)

Failing Dam On Wolford Mountain A Potential Danger To Thousands

It’s only 20 years old, but a Colorado dam isn’t holding up as planned. Now officials say they’re going to act quickly to protect thousands of Coloradans.

02/11/2015

The Colorado River (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

With Future Uncertain, Colorado Shields Its Water

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.

12/09/2014

Sterling Ranch Ruling May Spark New Legislation

A Colorado River District official says a judge’s ruling on the proposed Sterling Ranch community in Douglas County could lead to new legislation.

11/15/2012

The river flows through Parshall. (credit: Jesse Sarles)

Dam Operators Boosting Colorado River Flows

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.

06/15/2012

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Denver Water, Grand County & Summit County Sign Colorado River Deal

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.

05/15/2012

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Summit County Drawing Up Plan To Deal With Drought

Summit County officials are seeking options to deal with a severe drought.

05/08/2012

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