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Colorado River Water

As the Colorado River Runs Dry, Impact Investors Seek Water Solutions

David Bank | Posted 10.01.2015 | Impact
David Bank

The Colorado River, which supplies water to 35 million people and four million acres of irrigated agriculture across seven states (plus two in Mexico), is running dry after 15 years of drought. That's both a problem and an opportunity for impact investors.

Nature's: It's All Over Me

Marion Leary | Posted 08.25.2015 | Travel
Marion Leary

This was not a vacation for the faint of heart, this was a vacation of extremes -- extreme temperatures as the Colorado River, starting just below the Glen Canyon dam, was a chilly 46 degrees F.

The Next Big Water War

stateline | Jim Malewitz | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Tell Denver Water: Don't Kill the Fraser River

David Nickum | Posted 03.26.2013 | Denver
David Nickum

If Denver Water is to move forward with the Moffat expansion, they must take steps to ensure it is done in a way that won't destroy the Fraser River.

Government Says Major U.S. River Basin In 'Troubling Trajectory'

AP | KEN RITTER | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green

LAS VEGAS — The federal government isn't going to tap the Missouri River to slake the thirst of a drought-parched Southwest, the government's to...

US Reviews Ideas For Boosting West's Dwindling Water Supply

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 04.11.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Demand for water in a river basin that serves more than 36 million people in the West and Mexico is expected to overwhelm supply in the next...

Colorado River Water Act Tentatively Invalidated By California Judge

7 News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SAN DIEGO -- A California judge on Thursday tentatively invalidated a landmark pact to curtail the state's overuse of water and allow other Western st...