It’s no secret that Colorado is home to some of the world’s best skiing, but what about other winter-fun activities when you’re not up for braving the slopes (or the traffic)? The nearby towns of Evergreen and Georgetown offer some of the best frozen water activities on the front range.
The 2017-2018 water year was the warmest and second driest in the 124 years of Colorado records, making it a good time to think about conservation for the upcoming season and beyond. As our number of residents grow, so does our demand for housing and for water. In this article, we explore some ways new and existing communities can increase their water efficiencies and reduce water demand.
Colorado has a complex regulatory scheme for the distribution of water rights and the use of water in the state. Most people are familiar with water courts and the state engineer’s office as entities they’ll have to engage with when pursuing, protecting, acquiring or changing water rights or solving surface water issues. However, some areas of the state use an entirely different system of regulation. These areas are known as Designated Groundwater Basins and their water rights and well permits are managed by a completely different entity. Here’s what you need to know.
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