Farmers demand more water; cities urge caution

Outlet: Northern Colorado Business Report

April 11, 2013

LOVELAND – Farmers worried by a second year of drought made their case Thursday to the state’s largest water wholesaler for an increased share of the resource this year. A record crowd of 250 people attended the spring meeting of the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District at the Ranch in Loveland. Farmers pleaded with Northern Water officials for at least 70 percent of their share of water from the Colorado-Big Thompson Project.