Huffpost Denver

Western Slope Furious Over Water Study That Shows Front Range With Greater Economic Value

Posted: Updated:

An economic study that said the Front Range generates 18 times the economic value that the Western Slope does from an acre-foot of water was called "inflammatory" Tuesday by Western Slope water users.

The reaction was harsh enough that a representative of Denver Water, one of the agencies that sought the study, said it seemed instead to undermine the main point the Front Range Water Council sought to illustrate: the interdependence of various regions in Colorado.

Read the whole story at Grand Junction Daily Sentinel