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Colorado Water Supply

Colorado's Elegant Solution for Fracking

Anne Butterfield | Posted 06.19.2012 | Denver
Anne Butterfield

Eventually those local moratoriums against fracking will expire, and residents will worry anew about fracking operations inching up on schools and neighborhoods in pursuit of a product that goes "poof" the instant it's used. Nice value -- not.

Will Fracking Destroy Colorado's Rivers?

Gary Wockner | Posted 05.19.2012 | Denver
Gary Wockner

Some people say that fracking may be a small drop in the bucket of Colorado's overall water supplies, but if these water projects go forward, fracking would certainly contribute to being the last drop in the bucket of Colorado's rivers.

Denver Water Suing 80-Year-Old Woman (PHOTOS, VOTE)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.25.2012 | Denver

It seemed to have all the perfect elements of a compelling story: perceived government overreach, a helpless grandma figure, and bloodthirsty lawyers....

Per Capita Water Usage Decreasing Across Colorado

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.23.2011 | Denver

A report released Thursday by the Pacific Institute indicates that Colorado water usage from the Colorado River basin decreased from 1990 to 2008 by a...

Report Predicts Oil Shale Contributing To Colorado's Pending Water Shortage

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Eyebrows were raised over the weekend when Colorado's Statewide Water Supply Initiative released a report that predicted the state will have difficult...

Report: Colorado Water Supply Doomed By 2050

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

By 2050, fast-growing Colorado will need as much as 1 million acre-feet more water than it uses now, and it will have difficulty meeting the new deman...

Nuclear Power In Colorado: Does The State Have Enough Water To Support Nuclear Plants?

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Some water experts warn the upper Colorado River is an endangered species if current residential growth patterns and water consumption patterns contin...