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.
"While you admire its grandeur, remember that the river is also at risk." Millions of years ago, the surging waters of the Colorado River carved out the Grand Canyon. Though majestic and powerful, the river is also considered Americ... 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