Colorado River

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Top Lake House Getaways Near Denver

Enjoy a relaxing family vacation without all the stress when you rent a lake house getaway. These rustic cabins are a great way to experience the very best of the Rocky Mountains.

05/23/2015

Lake Powell  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Colorado’s Rain Isn’t Helping Southwest Reservoirs

Colorado is slogging through a wetter than normal spring, with heavy rains restoring much-needed moisture to parched rangeland and sending some rivers over the banks.

05/14/2015

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Colorado Reviews Water, Fire Outlook As Snow Falls Behind

Colorado officials are updating the outlook for spring and summer water supplies as the mountain snowpack falls behind normal and wildfire danger increases.

04/15/2015

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Despite Poor Snowpack, Good Planning Has Colorado Above Average For Water

It appears drought restrictions may not be necessary this year, according to Denver Water — despite water becoming a scarcity in the states to the west. Although the annual watering rules will still be in place.

04/07/2015

The Colorado River (credit: Shannon Cordingly/Eagle County Sheriff's Office)

Rocky Mountain Snow Offers Scant Encouragement To California

Drought-weary Californians can’t expect much encouragement from mountains elsewhere in the West: Snow that fills the Colorado River is lagging, too.

04/03/2015

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Colorado Experts To Update Snowpack, Flood Outlook

Colorado water officials will get an update on mountain snowpack and an early look at potential flooding threats from spring runoff Tuesday.

03/17/2015

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Colorado Mountain Snow Is Bright Spot During Drought In West

Snowpack in the mountain valleys where the Colorado River originates was only a little below normal on Wednesday, marking one of the few bright spots in an increasingly grim drought gripping much of the West.

02/18/2015

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Colorado Snowpack Takes A Slight Dip After January Thaw

All 8 major river basins dropped 2 to 7 percent due to the very warm temperatures over the past week.

01/29/2015

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Colorado Snowpack Struggling In Some River Basins

The latest numbers for statewide snowpack show parts of Colorado are running behind where they should be for this time of year.

01/23/2015

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Colorado Wants To Capture Every Legal Drop Of State’s Snowmelt

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper rolled out a first-of-its kind water plan Wednesday, a draft plan to address the state’s projected future water shortage.

12/10/2014

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