"In its effort to secure water rights for three proposed whitewater parks on the Colorado River, the city of Glenwood Springs has reached formal or conceptual agreements with a list of opposing parties in the water court case, including Denver Water, but it’s still facing opposition from Aurora and Colorado Springs."
"Bill Tyner, assistant division engineer for the state Division of Water Resources, talked about storage. The basin has 118 reservoirs, which can store up to 1.7 million acre-feet of decreed water rights."
Source: Coyote Gulch
"The proposal from Northern Water and participants in the long-sought Northern Integrated Supply Project calls for releasing about 14,000 acre feet of water each year from Glade Reservoir into the Poudre and running it through Fort Collins."
"Torrents of 700 cubic feet per second at Wellsville, which is just outside Salida, are achieved by timing the release of up to 10,000 acre-feet of Fryingpan-Arkansas water from Turquoise and Twin Lakes in Lake County. The swift-moving flows are maintained from July 1 to Aug.
"John and his brother Frank, who died in June 2013, had a front-row seat to the development of Aspen Mountain as a ski area. They volunteered in summer 1937 to help cut Roch Run, the first ski trail on Aspen Mountain, Josephine said."
Source: The Aspen Times
“'She was both generous and demanding,' Nicole said. 'She really looked for the best in people, wanted people and the town of Aspen to be the best version of itself.
"The DeWolf home at Second and Bleeker streets in Aspen’s West End is an eccentric delight, filled with art and artifacts from around the world. The lot next door, which was once home to an old-time Aspenite’s yurt, has been incorporated to form an expansive garden."
"Gore Creek is not alone among waterways in mountain valleys that look pristine—but aren’t. Also listed on the impaired lists are segments of creeks and rivers at Breckenridge, Silverthorne, Aspen, Winter Park, and Telluride."
"HB-1109 confirms U.S. Supreme Court, Colorado Supreme Court and federal statutory precedent, which provides that water rights in Colorado are adjudicated and administered according to Colorado laws, not pursuant to administrative policies of the U.S. Forest Service or Bureau of Land Management. When it comes to securing water, the federal government must defer to Colorado water law and water courts."
" ... I left you with the cliff hanger of wondering what then, if not an indoor model of a dig site, could we possibly use the space given to us under obligation by Related Amalgamated Whatever, LLC (a.k.a. the would-be developers of Base Village, if they had any money, ideas or will to finish it) for."
Source: The Aspen Times
"Once the (Chimney Hollow) reservoir is completed, Greeley is in line to receive 4,400 acre-feet of water every year, or more than 1.4 billion gallons."
Source: The Greeley Tribune
" ... the alliance is proposing a temporary boat takeout on the Roaring Fork River near the spot where the city is planning to relocate the old Grand Avenue pedestrian bridge to provide foot and bike access over the Roaring Fork between Midland Avenue and the vicinity of 14th Street."
Source: The Post Independent