The six-state letter reflects widespread fears that pulling more water from reservoirs could jeopardize the future of the already overtapped river and signals the possibility of court challenges jeopardizing new talks when drought contingency plans between the states expires in 2026. … [Read more...] about 6 Western states blast Utah plan to tap Colorado River water
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River Run helps that dynamic along with a full complement of amenities, including a resort-style pool, two on-site taverns (one for family, one adult), three hot tubs that will remain open during ski season; and several kid-oriented attractions: a bowling alley, an arcade, a stocked fishing lake, a gem-mining sluice, and a nice playground. … [Read more...] about As ski season nears, Granby’s River Run is down to its last dozen homes, where owners will get a shuttle to the slopes
Garcia hopes to see action during next year’s session to lay the groundwork for a special district to plan and build the railway, covering all or parts of roughly 13 counties along the Front Range. A vote within that district on a sales tax could then happen in late 2021 or, more likely, in 2022, Grauberger said. … [Read more...] about Colorado is making progress on a Front Range railway. Here’s what it will take to make it happen.
The expansion of water-hungry crops has meant that Mexico has used 71% of the northward-flowing Conchos River, while under the treaty it should use only 62% of the water, letting the rest flow into the Rio Bravo, also known as the Rio Grande, on the border. … [Read more...] about Farmers, troops skirmish over water in northern Mexico
In the San Francisco Bay Area, conditions were expected to linger at least through Friday when the Bay Area Air Quality Management District expects to issue its 25th consecutive Spare The Air alert requiring residents to cut pollution — the longest stretch since the program began in 1991. The alerts began Aug. 18 after thousands of lightning strikes ignited three massive wildfires to the north, south and east of San Francisco. … [Read more...] about Eerie orange hue fades in the West but air quality worsens