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Colorado Is Cracking Down On Illegal Ponds In The Arkansas River Basin

The state is evaluating more than 10,000 ponds in the Arkansas River basin to determine if they’re legal. According to the Colorado Division of Water Resources, many were constructed without water rights or permits. Read more at krcc.org

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If water resources determined state lines, Colorado would look like this

An idea from the 19th Century about water resources is sparking a lot of discussion in the 21st Century. In 1879, explorer John Wesley Powell suggested using water and topography as the basis for determining the boundaries of Western states. … Continue reading

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