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The water supply of Colorado

by Charles Worthington Comstock

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Published .
Written in English

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  • Water-supply

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    StatementBy Charles W. Comstock. Address of the retiring president read at the meeting of the society, December 16, 1911
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    Open LibraryOL25410055M

    Colorado has eight major river basins and several aquifers. The majority of the water supply falls as snow in the Rocky Mountains. The continental divide traverses the state, causing snowmelt-filled rivers to flow toward the Pacific Ocean on the west side of the divide and the Atlantic Ocean on the east side. To learn more about agricultural water use in Colorado, see Section of the Statewide Water Supply Initiative and Chapter 5 of Colorado’s Water Plan (). Municipal Annual M&I deliveries for the state total about , AF, accounting for approximately % of total deliveries for the state (CWCB, ; State of Colorado, )).

      Climate change has dramatically decreased natural flow in the Colorado River, jeopardizing the water supply for some 40 million people and millions of acres of farmland, according to new research.   The Green River, a tributary of the Colorado that runs through Wyoming, Utah, and Colorado, is a typically acute case. Split between an upper and lower basin, its water is used by seven states.

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Proceedings at the U.S. Supreme Court required two oral arguments, producing a decision in with two dissenting opinions, with the majority opinion implemented by a decree in The case was an original action in the U.S.

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Colorado also uses both renewable surface water and non-renewable groundwater to meet our water supply needs. While the state’s river systems generate an average 16 million acre-feet of water each year, about two-thirds of this water is obligated to leave the state under various interstate compacts and agreements.

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Every gallon of water that is returned to the Colorado River through return-flow credits allows Southern Nevada to take another gallon out, which stretches our limited water supply. With return-flow credits, Nevada can withdraw more thanacre-feet per year, so long as there are enough flows returned to the river each year that our.

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On the other hand, the mere provision of water and sanitation infrastructure will not, in itself, improve health. To get the maximum benefit out of an. The Front Range has harvested water from the west side of Colorado such that today there is overacre-feet collected from the Western Front and delivered to the Front Range.

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