State to weigh risks of developing water

Outlet: Pueblo Chieftain

December 3, 2011

State agencies are working to weigh the risks of developing more water in the Colorado River basin to avoid stressing current supplies or foregoing water Colorado is entitled to develop. “At times, there will be water available for storage, but the question is when and how,” said Mark Pifher, director of Aurora Water. “Otherwise, the burden will fall on irrigated agriculture.”..