Many communities in the West are growing, and in some places that’s putting pressure on already scarce water supplies. That’s the case in northern Colorado, where a proposed set of reservoirs promises to allow small suburbs to keep getting bigger.
With short-term drought plans finished, water managers from across the Southwest recently gathered in Las Vegas to figure out what’s next
Proposition DD has passed with 50.7% of the vote, according to unofficial vote totals from the Colorado Secretary of State’s office.
More than a decade ago, calls to clean up a giant pile of toxic waste along the Colorado River reached a fever pitch. Now clean up efforts are going to protect the water source for 40 million people in the West.
Colorado lawmakers want to see sports betting legalized and taxed to pay for the state’s water plan, but it’ll be voters next month who get the final say.