It was a good year for Aspen Journalism.
State agency drops requirement for volunteer workgroup participants to sign non-disclosure agreements
The two cities are seeking a permit to drill 13 test bores to study geological conditions below four alternative dam alignments on lower Homestake Creek in Eagle County.
Almost all of the water exported from the Western Slope to the Front Range is done with post-compact water rights.
Four rafts flipped on June 19 in the upper wave of the Basalt whitewater park. Some were surfed.
Reservoir managers take care to sustain high flows, not boost this weekend’s expected peak.
With a final decree entered in Maroon Creek case, Aspen maintains its water rights, but is committed to moving them.
74 water managers, attorneys and experts named to eight workgroups, which will meet in closed-door settings.
Controlled releases are increasing, and a big thick snowpack above the reservoir could lead to water flowing down an open spillway.
As demand management heats up, it’s heading behind closed doors for candid discussions, at least for awhile.