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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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A Trip Down The Colorado River

Green lawns and golf courses are often blamed for the growing water crisis in the West. But, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Wade Davis says the real culprit is beef, cows eating alfalfa in a place where neither belongs – the Colorado … Continue reading

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