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Colorado River

A view of the Colorado River from a scenic overlook at Glen Canyon on Nov. 22, 2004, in Page, Ariz. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

The Colorado: Challenged By Climate, Population

The Colorado River’s winter whisper in the Kawuneeche Valley was becoming a quiet spring roar last week as the stream hinted at the beginnings of the snowmelt’s pell-mell tumble off the mountains.

05/25/2013

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Big April Moisture Good News – In The Short Term

As of Tuesday, Denver has picked up about 20 inches of snow for the month of April. In an average April, Denver normally picks up about 6.5 inches of snow.

04/23/2013

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Area Impacted By Natural Gas Liquids Leak Grows

State officials say liquid hydrocarbons that have been seeping into the ground at a western Colorado gas field have affected a larger area than initially believed.

04/09/2013

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Colorado Water Users Prepare For More Drought

Back-to-back, drought-plagued winters have prompted Colorado water users and providers to prepare for another dry year.

04/03/2013

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Body Of A Woman Recovered From River In Grand Canyon

Authorities say the body of a woman has been pulled from the Colorado River at Grand Canyon National Park.

03/22/2013

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Officials Say Oil Spill Near Parachute No Threat To Water

Local officials in Parachute are confident the flow of an oil-like liquid near a natural gas processing plant will not affect the town’s water.

03/19/2013

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Deep Brine Well May Have Caused Colorado-Utah Quake

A federal agency says a minor earthquake in Colorado and Utah might have been caused by a high-pressure well that injects brine 16,000 feet into the Earth.

01/25/2013

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No Sign Of Colorado Woman Missing On Arizona River Trip

Authorities continue to search for a Colorado woman reported missing from a private river trip in Grand Canyon National Park.

01/15/2013

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Colorado Woman Reported Missing On Arizona River Trip

Authorities are searching for a Colorado woman who’s reported missing from a private river trip in Grand Canyon National Park.

01/14/2013

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

Colorado River Seen As Depleting Regional Resource

Federal officials say rising demand and falling supply pose a risk of water shortages over the next 50 years for some 40 million people dependent on the Colorado River.

12/12/2012

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