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Valley crucial to statewide water planning

Posted: Saturday, Dec 21st, 2013

NOTE — This is the first of monthly articles from the Rio Grande Basin Roundtable, regarding the implementation of the Basin Water Plan.

VALLEY — Since the 2002-2003 drought, the Colorado Water Conservation Board has undertaken a comprehensive study of Colorado’s water.

The study known as the Statewide Water Supply Initiative (SWSI) 2010 recognized that water supply is limited and as Colorado continues to grow the need is out pacing the supply. The study identified Colorado’s current and future water needs through the year 2030 and further examined approaches that could be taken to meet those needs.

For the complete article see the 12-21-2013 issue.

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