Wildlife Commission approves mitigation plans for diversions on upper Colorado River

Jim Creek, a headwater tributary to the Colorado River, is barely a trickle because its flows are taken by Denver Water for its customers on the Front Range. Denver Water is proposing to take an additional 18,000 acre feet per year from the upper Colorado River Basin.



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Jim Creek, a headwater tributary to the Colorado River, is barely a trickle because its flows are taken by Denver Water for its customers on the Front Range. Denver Water is proposing to take an additional 18,000 acre feet per year from the upper Colorado River Basin.

The late, lamented Colorado River. Sounds strange in this year of neck-deep snows and waist-deep floods. But even high water isn’t enough to save the Colorado. For that, you’ll…




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