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Current Theme: BASIN January and February 2009 News Reports

Broomfield prepares to break ground on new 100 acre reservoir this fall (02/28/09)
Persisence of La Niña climatic condition portends warm, dry spring for Colorado (02/24/09)
CRWCD General Manager concludes Colorado's unappropriated share of the Colorado River may be as little as 150,000 acre feet once current project are completed. (02/23/09)
Chief USFS and Colorado foresters call for water surcharge to protect high alititude watersheds (02/21/09)
Boulder city council to consider refilling Thunderbird Lake with municipal water to address Fraiser Meadow neighborhood complaints (02/17/09)
USCOE will issue supplementary EIS on NCWCD NISP project to address Poudre River water quality issues (02/04/09)
The January 2009 Niwot Ridge LTER Snowpack report is now available (02/04/09)
10 Rain water collection prototypes would be studied under CO legislation introduced as HR 1129 (02/03/09)
Colorado Water Conservation Board works to develop state wide water conservation plan (02/01/09)
Boulder County snowpack depth holding close to 30 average with above average snow water content (01/31/09)
Loveland planning for new reservoir refines potential sites to seven west of town (01/31/09)
Greeley joins Weld County in raising objections to RMNP wilderness designation over water rights concerns (01/30/09)
Erie Board of Trustees approves 5 year water rate increase schedule (01/17/09)
Sewage pump failure at the main Boulder Public Library sends ~250-300 gals of sewage into Boulder Creek (01/14/09)
Colorado Supreme Court rejects Summit County cyanide heap-leach gold mining ban (01/13/09)
Senate advances major wilderness bill including protection for Rocky Mountain National Park (01/10/09)
Fast spreading wild fire prompts evacuations and closes US36 North of Boulder (01/08/09)
Shell Oil files for a 375 cfs water diversion from the Yampa River for future oil shale development (01/07/09)
EPA sues Cemex citing over a decade of Clean Air Act violations at Lyons cement plant (01/07/09)
State wide snowpack grows to 120% of historic average though northern watersheds (Platte & Yampa) lagging (01/07/09)
The December 2008 Niwot Ridge LTER Snowpack report is now available (01/02/09)
Scientists explore breeding mosquitos for shorter lifetimes to reduce disease tramission risks (01/02/09)
Larimer County considers reserving riparian buffer from property sales along Big Thompson River (01/02/09)
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