Colorado state engineer worries that cities are draining agriculture
December 23, 2007
The new state engineer
in Colorado is taking over at a time when applications for water use have risen by 300%
in the last five years. Many of those are competing interests between municipal
users and agricultural
users. Colorado's ability to work out its water-supply issues are extremely important to Nebraska and Kansas, which depend upon runoff from the Rocky Mountains for much of their ongoing water use.
last revised December 2007