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15 December 2014

Grant spurs discussion of Crystal River

Aspen Daily Times

Grant spurs discussion of Crystal River

The Pitkin County Healthy Rivers and Streams Board unanimously agreed Thursday to approve a $45,000 grant to help the East Mesa Water Co. repair an irrigation ditch on the Crystal River as long as the ...

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City’s efforts to conserve Roaring Fork highlighted

Aspen Daily Times

City’s efforts to conserve Roaring Fork highlighted

AVON — The city of Aspen’s efforts in the summers of 2014 and 2013 to leave more water in the Roaring Fork River as it flows through central Aspen were highlighted Wednesday ...

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West-Slope Colorado Towns Restore Local Flows

Water Currents

West-Slope Colorado Towns Restore Local Flows, Even as Thirsty Front-Range Lawns Drink From their Rivers

When residents in Denver, Colorado Springs and other cities on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains turn on their sprinklers to irrigate ...

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Aspen agrees to leave more water in the Fork

Aspen Journalism

In an effort to improve the aquatic environment of the Roaring Fork River as it flows through central Aspen, the city of Aspen has agreed to leave 2 to 3 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water in the river during low-flow periods this summer ...

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Instream Flow Leasing in Colorado

The Water Report

This article discusses: the impact of drought on aquatic habitat; how the Trust built the pilot Request for Water Program in 2012; the previously unused tool that the Program utilized; the Program’s challenges and successes; and overall ...

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