Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks escape federal inspection, unchecked by an agency struggling to keep pace with America’s drilling boom.
Three deaths in two weeks and Colorado rivers rushing at record levels have put a premium on safety for kayaking and rafting enthusiasts this spring.
A 21-year-old Littleton woman spent the night along the Colorado River after her raft capsized in Grand County and she awaited rescue near Rancho Del Rio.
Some Greeley residents have been told to evacuate because of high water along the Poudre River.
A combination of warm weather and more afternoon thunderstorms will keep snowpack melting and water levels on the rise.
Some storms later this week could produce locally heavy rain that may add to the flood concerns.
Searchers haven’t been able to find a rafter who was apparently swept away in the Colorado River.
She wasn’t necessarily popping champagne Thursday, but conservationist Jennifer Pitt was certainly celebrating the arrival of water from the Colorado River into the Sea of Cortez.
Water conservationists are celebrating a flood experiment that is on the verge of sending water from the Colorado River to the Sea of Cortez for the first time in more than 20 years.
Water isn’t the only thing flowing in Colorado right now — all the melting means more cash flow for one Colorado industry.