State focuses on stretching Colorado River supply

Outlet: The Pueblo Chieftain

June 10, 2011

Colorado water planners are ahead of other states in anticipating shortfalls on the Colorado River, but realize cooperation is needed all along the river as its resources are stretched. An interim report by the Bureau of Reclamation this week outlines a 50-year scenario that could mean less water supply even as demand increases because of population growth and a longer growing season…

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