Eagle Mine Pipeline Release – March 22, 2021

The natural freeze-thaw cycle associated with the warming temperatures last week caused a pipeline fitting to leak, resulting in a spill of Eagle Mine-impacted water. The leak, located at the south end of Rex Flats, has been stopped. A total of 36,000 gallons of water is estimated to have been…

Land & Rivers Fund Scholarship Application is Available

This scholarship is for a graduating senior who will be attending an accredited university, community college or vocational education program in the United States and plans to get a degree in the field of natural resources, environmental science or a related field. Any senior who meets the qualifications is eligible…

About the 30×30 Coalition

A nationwide coalition of scientists and organizations is initiating an effort to protect 30% of America’s land and waters by the year 2030. This “30×30” campaign is based on what the science community believes is an essential extension of efforts to combat the devastating effects of climate change. We are…

Climate Change Impacts Storymap

This was originally included in Currents,  the monthly newsletter by Wright Water Engineers, Inc. It is shared with permission. The State of Colorado has published an online story map showing the economic impacts of flood, drought, and wildfire in 2050. The interactive platform shows how climate change and population growth…

You can donate your car — why not your water rights too?

VIEW OF THE EAGLE RIVER VALLEY FROM BELLYACHE RIDGE, EARLY SUMMER, EAGLE COUNTY, COLORADO

You can see the original posting of this article in the Vail Daily here. Use it or lose it. That is a mantra some may know well here in Colorado, as it pertains to those holding water rights. With water rights, “use it or lose it” refers to the right-holder’s…

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