New water director at home in job

February 28, 2008

Jennifer Gimbal’s primary aim is to balance supply issues with conservation goals.

By CHRIS WOODKA
THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

http://www.chieftain.com/metro/1203923040/5 


Dry Gulch Reservoir litigation continues, briefs filed

February 28, 2008

 As litigation surrounding the Dry Gulch Reservoir continues, two local water districts and Trout Unlimited (TU) have now filed response briefs with District Court, Water Division Seven, State of Colorado.


CTU VP Named to Gov’s Forest Council

February 17, 2008

 Neubecker Named to New Forest Council

Aspen Times Staff Report

http://www.aspentimes.com/article/20080213/NEWS/602826056


Grand County locals among proponents of instream flow laws

February 17, 2008

And TU member Kirk Klancke is right up front.

http://www.skyhidailynews.com/article/20080207/NEWS/76165476


For Sale – Our Public Lands!

February 17, 2008

The BLM’s Valentine’s day sale – ok, lease sale – of 24, 835 acres of West Slope will earn us U.S. citizens a whopping 3.9 million bucks. Wonder how much that is in petrodollars?

http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/BLM_Information/newsroom/2008/blm_colorado_s_february.html


Arkansas River at Risk of Toxic Disaster

February 15, 2008

Officials are concerned that spring snowmelt may blow contaminated water out of a Leadville mine drainage tunnel and into the Arkansas headwaters. Read the Associated Press story.

http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jZu_kACT9XIYYzSCzey06LvOSSeAD8UQL4800


What Goes Down Must Come Up

February 15, 2008

Sooner or later, “recycled” water will be a fact of life for millions of Americans. For citizens of Orange County CA, the future has arrived. The CTU blog searched the globe to find this story in the Sydney (Australia) Herald. It’s a very good article that explains how recycled water in Orange County will leave the ocean cleaner.

http://www.smh.com.au/news/environment/getting-a-taste-for-recycled-ideas/2008/02/15/1202760599549.html