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Colorado River Water Conservation District

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

Colorado, Other Western Communities Boiling Over Water Quality

Communities across the West are demanding limits on oil shale drilling along the Colorado River over concerns the thirst for oil could lead to polluted water supplies for millions of people.

10/29/2012

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Denver Water, Western Slope Near Water Agreement

Denver Water is nearing a deal aimed at easing concerns of western Colorado water users over the utility’s ability to divert more Colorado River water to the Front Range.

04/23/2011