"Higher flows rid the waterways of stagnant sentiment and debris, making rivers much healthier."
“'We are expecting already with the snow totals we have in the mountains pretty historic flooding of the canyon,' CDOT communications manager Tracy Trulove said."
"Across Colorado, whitewater parks have become community centerpieces, drawing not just visitors but animating recreational offerings that draw new residents and businesses."
"The City of Moab does not have water rights to draw from the Colorado River ... "
"Wedged between the thirsty Front Range and the downstream demands of the lower basin states, the Colorado River District sorts out a multitude of factors that affect stream flows into the mainstem of the Colorado River, as well as the river itself."
"Over the last three years NewsMatch has left an indelible imprint on the field of nonprofit news, helping jumpstart new local newsrooms and strengthening long-standing investigative reporting organizations."
"The Two Bridges property provides a popular put-in and take-out site on the 10-mile stretch between State Bridge and the Catamount Bridge Recreation Site."
"Negotiated a complex agreement to retire proposed dams on Maroon and Castle creeks in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness in favor (of) innovative water management alternatives."
“'The project would include scientific evaluation of environmental flow needs, gather necessary data and create a decision support system to understand when and how the current or potential future management operations do not align with these needs ... '"
"A whitewater release from McPhee Dam this month will provide boating fun on the Dolores River, but it also will have ecological benefits."
"That means Colorado might be heading into choppy waters as one of the requirements of a drought contingency plan — demand management — could pit communities and regions against each other as they fight to retain among the most precious legal rights available in the state — water claims."