Groups clash over state’s water issues

Outlet: The Coloradoan

December 23, 2010

If Colorado water planners don’t encourage new water-supply projects and conservation efforts, farmland could be dried up as the state searches for water sources to sate the thirst of a state population expected to double by 2050, a new report to Gov. Bill Ritter says. The report, issued last week by the Colorado Inter-Basin Compact Committee, or IBCC, also said spending resources on water project fights across the state could lead to poor water planning decisions.