RBC | Colorado Parks and Wildlife Water Resource Specialist David Graf shared a virtual presentation last Wednesday with White River Alliance members about the potential to expand Lake Avery by approximately 2500-5000 acre feet. He […]
MEEKER | “You don’t understand. My grandfather lost his life over who owns the water from the river.” Listening to a friend’s story about her grandfather’s struggles to get enough water to his crops and […]
Notice of 49 new instream flow (ISF) recommendations across the State of Colorado has been provided by the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB). Twelve of these recommended ISF water rights are located in the White […]
RBC | Every 10 years, the Colorado Division of Water Resources’ (DWR) publishes its water right abandonment list. The list — released on July 1, 2020 — represents water rights that each division engineer is […]
Notes on Colorado Water Law Water is the lifeblood of our White River Community and is especially necessary in agriculture production. Do you know the basis for Colorado water law and why you hear the […]
RANGELY | The Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District (RBWCD) held a community networking meeting May 28 on the “State of the River.” Did you know that an estimated 916,000 Colorado recreational anglers account for $8.2 million […]
WASHINGTON I On Friday, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) raised concerns that a draft Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule would drastically broaden the agency’s regulatory authority over all wetlands and waterways.
RBC I With great foresight, the founders of this nation endeavored to protect private property from the federal government. In the West, we know that this protection extends to privately-held water rights.
WASHINGTON I Last week, the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee passed Rep. Scott Tipton’s (R-Colo.) Water Rights Protection Act (H.R.3189) with bipartisan support, clearing the effort to protect privately-held water rights from federal takings for […]
RBC I A pair of ballot proposals, for which signatures are currently being collected, would ask voters to destroy Colorado’s 160 year old system of water rights, says a new issue paper published by Colorado’s […]
MEEKER I Thanks to an improved flow of information, both landowners and representatives of the Yellow Jacket Water Conservancy District Board of Directors came away feeling better after a follow-up meeting May 5.