Water keeps Colorado running

U.S. ranking puts Colorado ninth for water conservation

With intense focus on how to reduce water in the Colorado River Basin, and with the federal government funneling billions of dollars to states for conservation, such rankings are becoming more important, experts said

$800 M

or more, in federal cash could be available to fund Colorado water work

This once-in-a-generation infusion has towns, irrigation districts & watershed groups thinking big


states and the Republic of Mexico share rivers that begin in Colorado.

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