When is Colorado River Day?


Where were you on July 25th? Perhaps you were throwing a gala event to celebrate Colorado River Day, complete with a selection of vegetables, fruits, meats – and even beer – that would not be available without water from the Colorado River. Maybe you’re still recovering from attending so many Continue reading

Public Meetings in Utah to Address Future Water Supply

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Utah’s Governor Gary Herbert has called on the public to actively engage in discussion on water management throughout the state, including topics like conservation, agriculture and infrastructure. The series of eight meetings kicked off as of a few weeks ago, and there are three more scheduled for the month of Continue reading

Financing Water Conservation: Getting More for Less


Water projects are expensive; in fact, very expensive. In the last few years, western water utilities, cities, state agencies, and private developers have proposed a bevy of expensive new water projects: the Lake Powell Pipeline in Utah (estimated at $1.2 billion), the Flaming Gorge Pipeline in Wyoming and Colorado (upwards Continue reading