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

US, Mexico Rewrite Rules On Sharing Colorado River

The United States and Mexico are rewriting rules on how to share water from the Colorado River, capping a five-year effort to form a united front against future drought in their western states.

11/20/2012

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

US, Mexico Close To Colorado River Water Use Pact

Government leaders in the United States and Mexico are close to signing a pact to add areas south of the border to Colorado River water sharing agreements involving seven Western U.S. states, officials said Friday.

11/09/2012

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

A Hofer rainbow trout (credit: wildlife.state.co.us)

Colorado River To Be Stocked With Hofer Rainbows

Wildlife officials say several thousand fish were killed when a monsoonal downpour in July washed silt and debris into the Colorado River below Dotsero and through the Glenwood Canyon.

10/08/2012

Cutthroat trout (credit: nas.er.usgs.gov)

Officials Poison Fish To Make Way For Native Trout

Utah wildlife officials are killing every fish in a group of high-elevation lakes and streams to make way for a restocking of native Colorado River cutthroat trout.

09/15/2012

The group Protect the Flows put a message in an alfalfa field that reads, "MR PREZ WE RELY ON THE COLORADO RIVER." (credit: CBS)

Group Uses Crop Field To Send Note To Obama

A business coalition pushing for conservation of the Colorado River has found a big way to get the president’s attention when he visits western Colorado on Wednesday.

08/08/2012

(credit: protectflows.com)

Colorado Conservation Group Uses Crop Field To Send Note To Obama

A business coalition pushing for conservation of the Colorado River has found a big way to get the president’s attention when he visits western Colorado on Wednesday.

08/07/2012

Garfield Search and Rescue Inc. searching for Richard Buchanan (credit: Garfield Search and Rescue Inc.)

Search & Rescue Crews Believe Floatation Devices Could Have Saved Lives

Search and rescue crews believe that two people who have died on the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon in the past week could have been saved if they wore personal floatation devices.

07/06/2012

Man Dies While Longboarding In Colorado River

Garfield County authorities say a longboarder who died after falling into the Colorado River was from Eagle.

07/06/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper at the announcement on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

$29.5M In Lottery Funds Going To Colorado River Projects

Gov. John Hickenlooper is doling out nearly $30 million in outdoor recreation funds for open space, outdoor recreation and trail projects centered around river corridors.

06/19/2012

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