Step II does not include a large-scale pilot program, but it leaves the door open to develop one in the future, potentially in collaboration with other upper-basin states.
Tag: 1st Place Beat Reporting
Articles included in a package of 2020 stories from Aspen Journalism’s Water Desk Editor Heather Sackett that won first place for beat reporting in the 2021 Society of Professional Journalists Top of the Rockies contest.
Voters overwhelmingly pass Colorado River District tax hike
“It was the one issue that’s not partisan, that was about uniting a very politically diverse region,” according to River District general manager Andy Mueller.
Study finds small number of jobs lost under demand-management program
Annual demand-management payments across western Colorado would total almost $5.9 million under the moderate scenario and nearly $24 million under the aggressive scenario.
Concerns rise over Grizzly Creek Fire’s impact on Colorado River’s endangered fish downstream
Downstream from the Grizzly Creek Fire, beginning in DeBeque Canyon, is critical habitat for four species of endangered fish: humpback chub, Colorado pikeminnow, bonytail and razorback sucker.
Colorado official says demand management program holds water
Each group met multiple times over the past year and their findings, as well as their lingering questions, were included in a 200-page demand management update report presented Wednesday to CWCB directors.
Shoshone agreement keeps water flowing down Colorado River while hydro plant is inoperable
In the past, if the hydropower plant was not operating, the water right tied to it is not being put to beneficial use and cannot be used.