The Windy Gap Project, a proposed water project that threatens to reduce the Colorado River’s flows to less than 20% of its historic levels, is just one of a myriad of problems facing the Colorado River.
This Thursday TU is hosting a rally in downtown Denver on the corner of 16th street and Wynkoop to show support for keeping the upper Colorado River alive despite threats to its flows and future.
If you thought the proposed pipeline to divert billions of gallons of water from Wyoming and Utah to Colorado’s Front Range was the only threat facing the Green River, think again. Utah’s chief water rights official has just approve... Read Post
Average Colorado River flows through Glenwood Canyon this time of year are about 6,000 cfs, but this year, the river has been flowing at less than 20 percent of that, at about 1,100 cfs. Colorado water managers are wrangling every l... Read Post
Lake Mead, on the Colorado River, is the largest reservoir in the United States, but users are consuming more water than flows down the river in an average year, which threatens the water supply for agriculture and households. To so... Read Post