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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The remains of burnt structures are seen at La Boquilla Dam, a day after farmers wrested control from National Guard troops in order to close the dam's valves and reduce the flow of water toward the United States, in Chihuahua State, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. Tuesday's clash between hundreds of farmers and National Guard troops was the latest flashpoint in a months-long conflict over the Mexican government's attempts to pay off its water debt with the United States over objections of local farmers. less … [Read more...] about Farmers, troops skirmish over water in northern Mexico
“New buyers can see now exactly how this will work out,” Yeagley adds. That includes seeing how River Run’s resort management fee—$850/month to cover the amenities plus property taxes, maintenance, and some snow removal—can be offset by letting River Run rent the home out during periods when the owner isn’t on site. … [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
Woodlands board Member Bruce Rieser, who is the chairman of the township’s Storm Drainage Task Force, said recent exploration of a Spring Creek detention reservoir — mainly intended to mitigate flooding in the township — could also include explorations of a dual-use reservoir that provides surface water to the township in future decades. As Rieser and board Chairman Gordy Bunch both noted, the township nor Montgomery County actually own any rights to surface water at this time. … [Read more...] about Woodlands board gets update on drinking water, subsidence issues
The Colorado Department of Transportation’s analysis produced modeling numbers for one of two favored alignments, which would travel south through Longmont and Boulder and connect in some way with Denver’s Union Station. It would continue southward along BNSF Railway’s freight corridor to Pueblo. Projections are still underway for another option that tracks closer to I-25 except in the Denver metro area, where it swings east along E-470, making an easy connection to Denver International Airport via the A-Line possible, before heading south. … [Read more...] about Colorado is making progress on a Front Range railway. Here’s what it will take to make it happen.