BURLINGTON - Dead fish are piling up in what used to be one of Colorado's most valuable reservoirs. The fish at Bonny Reservoir, near Idalia, are a casualty of a 2003 Supreme Court decision Colorado was forced to honor. The ruling says Colorado owed the state of Kansas billions of gallons of water under a decades-old water-rights deal called the Republican River Compact.
Hundreds, possibly thousands, of dead carp were washing up on the north shores of Sutherland Reservoir, a caller said. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission said they were aware of the problem and biologists were in the process of ... Read Post
Water officials in Portland, Ore., decided to drain a reservoir holding nearly 8 million gallons of drinking water after a security camera captured a 21-year-old man urinating into it early Wednesday, The Oregonian tells us. Read Post