Icebergs aren’t just for salads or obstacles for oceangoing ships anymore. They’re also one of the 150 possible water shortage solutions submitted to the Colorado River Basin Water study.
A final study analyzing the future of the Colorado River Basin says the gap between supply and demand over the next 50 years is expected to be significant.
Normally you would need a paddle to get to the middle of Horestooth Reservoir just west of Fort Collins. Right now you can almost walk there; the reservoir is only 40 percent full.
Originally published on Thu November 22, 2012 3:20 pm
A program that took water loaned from farmers, ranchers and municipalities and put it in low-flowing streams was successful this summer. The so-called "Request for Water" initiative added water to more than 190 river and stream miles this year.