Winter 2012: Take the Plunge
Take the Plunge
Are you interested in Colorado water issues but don’t know where to start? Do you want to know how much water is available or the amount we’ll need as the state grows? Do you want to explore the ways in which we use water to grow food in Colorado? Would you like to learn about planting a Xeriscape garden or to plan a trip to explore Colorado’s water?
Explore these topics and more by reading featured articles below or viewing the online version of Headwaters.
How Precious is Our Water?
January 1, 2012 by Josh McDaniel
The network of irrigation canals that fan out from these rivers, distributing water to the valley’s farms and ranches, are what makes these fields unnaturally, welcomingly green, but the Grand Valley is not alone in its reliance on irrigation to make agriculture successful. In fact, the need for irrigation is one of the fundamental characteristics of life in the West.Read More