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Looking Upstream: An Analysis Of Low Water Levels In Lake Powell And The Impacts On Water Supply, Hydropower, Recreation, And The Environment: A Companion Report To The Bathtub Ring, Michael Johnson, Lindsey Ratcliff, Rebecca Shively, Leanne Weiss, Yale University. School Of Forestry And Environmental Studies, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment, Western Water Policy Program Jan 2016

Looking Upstream: An Analysis Of Low Water Levels In Lake Powell And The Impacts On Water Supply, Hydropower, Recreation, And The Environment: A Companion Report To The Bathtub Ring, Michael Johnson, Lindsey Ratcliff, Rebecca Shively, Leanne Weiss, Yale University. School Of Forestry And Environmental Studies, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment, Western Water Policy Program

Books, Reports, and Studies

viii, 110 pages : color illustrations, color maps


Prioritizing Management And Protection Of The Colorado River's Environmental Resources, Colorado River Research Group Jan 2016

Prioritizing Management And Protection Of The Colorado River's Environmental Resources, Colorado River Research Group

Books, Reports, and Studies

4 pages.


Tribes And Water In The Colorado River Basin, Colorado River Research Group Jan 2016

Tribes And Water In The Colorado River Basin, Colorado River Research Group

Books, Reports, and Studies

4 pages : charts.

The special nature of tribal water rights -- Quantified water rights -- The Colordo mainstream reservations -- Central Arizona tribes -- Upper basin tribes -- Outstanding / unresolved tribal claims -- The path forward.


A Look At Laws Authorizing Uses Of Conserved And Saved Water In California, Montana, Oregon, And Washington, Cassidy Woodard Jan 2016

A Look At Laws Authorizing Uses Of Conserved And Saved Water In California, Montana, Oregon, And Washington, Cassidy Woodard

Books, Reports, and Studies

28 pages : color illustrations.


An Enhanced Water Bank For Colorado, Anne J. Castle, Lawrence J. Macdonnell Jan 2016

An Enhanced Water Bank For Colorado, Anne J. Castle, Lawrence J. Macdonnell

Books, Reports, and Studies

23 pages.

Introduction and rationale -- Background on Colorado water law -- The initial Colorado water bank -- Water banks in other western states -- An enhanced water bank framework for Colorado -- Overcoming municipal preference for permanent acquisition -- Existing authority and new authority needed -- Conclusion and recommendation -- Attachment: Provisions for consideration in water bank operating guidelines.


Enhancing Watershed Planning In Implementation Of The Colorado Water Plan: An Overview Of Implementation Challenges And Opportunities, Douglas S. Kenney Jan 2016

Enhancing Watershed Planning In Implementation Of The Colorado Water Plan: An Overview Of Implementation Challenges And Opportunities, Douglas S. Kenney

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25 pages.

Introduction -- Review of existing efforts -- Summary of interviews -- The salience of funding -- Recommendations -- Attachment A: Summary of reviewed watershed plans.


Improving Irrigation Water Uses For Agricultural And Environmental Benefits, Anne Castle, Amy Beattie, Zach Smith, Drew Peternell, Ted Kowalski Jan 2016

Improving Irrigation Water Uses For Agricultural And Environmental Benefits, Anne Castle, Amy Beattie, Zach Smith, Drew Peternell, Ted Kowalski

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37 pages : color pictures, color maps.

Introduction -- Agricultural and environmental enhancements -- An ag and environmental enhancement program for Colorado -- Appendix A: Conservation case studies in Colorado -- Appendix B: Related Colorado water law -- Appendix C: Relevant laws from other states -- Appendix D: Legislative attempts to statutorily recognize conserved water -- Appendix E: The problem of vocabulary


Watershed Planning And Management In Colorado, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment Jan 2016

Watershed Planning And Management In Colorado, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment

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9 pages.

Introduction -- The watershed approach in Colorado -- Moving to the next level : implementation of the BIPs -- Possible next steps -- Conclusion.


The Value Of Water In The Colorado River Basin: A Snapshot Of A Fluid Landscape, Brian Annes, Colorado River Governance Initiative Jan 2015

The Value Of Water In The Colorado River Basin: A Snapshot Of A Fluid Landscape, Brian Annes, Colorado River Governance Initiative

Books, Reports, and Studies

33 pages.


The Bathtub Ring. Shrinking Lake Mead: Impacts On Water Supply, Hydropower, Recreation And The Environment, Ning Jiang, Season Martin, Julia Morton, Skyler Murphy, Colorado River Governance Initiative Jan 2015

The Bathtub Ring. Shrinking Lake Mead: Impacts On Water Supply, Hydropower, Recreation And The Environment, Ning Jiang, Season Martin, Julia Morton, Skyler Murphy, Colorado River Governance Initiative

Books, Reports, and Studies

4 pages (includes color illustrations and color maps).


Navigating A Pathway Toward Colorado's Water Future: A Review And Recommendations On Colorado's Draft Water Plan, Lawrence J. Macdonnell, Colorado Water Working Group Jan 2015

Navigating A Pathway Toward Colorado's Water Future: A Review And Recommendations On Colorado's Draft Water Plan, Lawrence J. Macdonnell, Colorado Water Working Group

Books, Reports, and Studies

40 pages (includes color illustrations).


A Look At The Interim Guidelines At Their Mid-Point: How Are We Doing?, Colorado River Research Group Jan 2015

A Look At The Interim Guidelines At Their Mid-Point: How Are We Doing?, Colorado River Research Group

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4 pages.


An Introduction To The Colorado River Research Group: Purpose, Membership And Contact Information, Colorado River Research Group Jan 2014

An Introduction To The Colorado River Research Group: Purpose, Membership And Contact Information, Colorado River Research Group

Books, Reports, and Studies

[11] p. : color illustrations ; 28 cm


Charting A New Course For The Colorado River: A Summary Of Guiding Principles, Colorado River Research Group Jan 2014

Charting A New Course For The Colorado River: A Summary Of Guiding Principles, Colorado River Research Group

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[4] p. : color illustrations ; 28 cm.


The First Step In Repairing The Colorado River’S Broken Water Budget: Summary Report, Colorado River Research Group Jan 2014

The First Step In Repairing The Colorado River’S Broken Water Budget: Summary Report, Colorado River Research Group

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4 p. : color illustration and chart ; 28 cm.


The First Step In Repairing The Colorado River’S Water Budget: Technical Report, Colorado River Research Group Jan 2014

The First Step In Repairing The Colorado River’S Water Budget: Technical Report, Colorado River Research Group

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22 p. : charts (some color) ; 28 cm.

Contents: Introduction -- Diagnosing the problem -- Plans to increase use of basin water: Overview; Upper basin states: Colorado; New Mexico; Utah; Wyoming; Lower basin states: Arizona; California; Nevada; Tribal demands -- Reconciling fantasy with reality: Upper basin; Lower basin -- Conclusion -- Literature cited.

Tables and figures: Declining reservoir storage on the Colorado River -- Average supplies versus demands on the Colorado River mainstem -- Relationship between Lake Powell storage and Lee Ferry virgin flows -- Relationship between Lake Powell releases and Lake Mead storage -- Tribal water rights/demands: upper basin -- Tribal water rights/demands: lower basin mainstem -- Tribes served ...


Research Needs In The Colorado River Basin: A Summary Of Policy-Related Topics To Explore Further In Support Of Solution-Oriented Decision-Making, Colorado River Governance Initiative, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment Western Water Policy Program Jan 2014

Research Needs In The Colorado River Basin: A Summary Of Policy-Related Topics To Explore Further In Support Of Solution-Oriented Decision-Making, Colorado River Governance Initiative, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment Western Water Policy Program

Books, Reports, and Studies

14 p. ; 28 cm


Considerations For Climate Change And Variability Adaptation On The Navajo Nation, Julie Nania, Karen Cozzetto, Nicole Gillett, Sabre Druen, Anne Mariah Tapp, Michael Eitner, Beth Baldwin, National Integrated Drought Information System (U.S.), Western Water Assessment (Program), University Of Colorado Boulder. Renewable And Sustainable Energy Institute, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment Jan 2014

Considerations For Climate Change And Variability Adaptation On The Navajo Nation, Julie Nania, Karen Cozzetto, Nicole Gillett, Sabre Druen, Anne Mariah Tapp, Michael Eitner, Beth Baldwin, National Integrated Drought Information System (U.S.), Western Water Assessment (Program), University Of Colorado Boulder. Renewable And Sustainable Energy Institute, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment

Books, Reports, and Studies

[6], 204 p. : color illustrations, color maps


The Water-Energy Nexus In The American West, Douglas S. Kenney, Robert Wilkinson Jan 2011

The Water-Energy Nexus In The American West, Douglas S. Kenney, Robert Wilkinson

Books, Reports, and Studies

This digital resource contains only an abstract, cover image and table of contents information from the published book.

Print copy of book is available in the University of Colorado’s Wise Law Library: http://lawpac.colorado.edu/record=b613233~S0

Contents: PART I : INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW: The water-energy nexus : methodologies, challenges and opportunities / Robert Wilkinson -- Energy, water and the natural environment / Melinda Kassen, Jack E. Williams -- PART IIA : WATER FOR ENERGY : FOSSIL FUELS: The coal conundrum / Kristen Averyt -- Oil shale and water / Bart Miller -- Managing produced water from coalbed methane production / Lawrence J. MacDonnell, Katherine L. Guerra -- PART IIB : WATER ...


Colorado River: Frequently Asked Law & Policy Questions, Colorado River Governance Initiative, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center, Western Water Policy Program Jan 2011

Colorado River: Frequently Asked Law & Policy Questions, Colorado River Governance Initiative, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center, Western Water Policy Program

Books, Reports, and Studies

iii, 35 p. ; 29 cm


The Organization And Status Of The Department Of Interior's Programs And Studies On Climate Change In The Colorado River Basin, Colorado River Governance Initiative, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center, Western Water Policy Program Jan 2011

The Organization And Status Of The Department Of Interior's Programs And Studies On Climate Change In The Colorado River Basin, Colorado River Governance Initiative, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center, Western Water Policy Program

Books, Reports, and Studies

21 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm


Relative Costs Of New Water Supply Options For Front Range Cities: Phase 2 Report, Douglas S. Kenney, Michael Mazzone, Jacob Bedingfield, Crystal Bergemann, Lindsey Jensen, Colorado Water Conservation Board, Colorado Water Institute, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center, Western Water Policy Program Jan 2011

Relative Costs Of New Water Supply Options For Front Range Cities: Phase 2 Report, Douglas S. Kenney, Michael Mazzone, Jacob Bedingfield, Crystal Bergemann, Lindsey Jensen, Colorado Water Conservation Board, Colorado Water Institute, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center, Western Water Policy Program

Books, Reports, and Studies

21 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm


The Evolution Of Natural Resources Law And Policy, Lawrence J. Macdonnell, Sarah F. Bates Jan 2010

The Evolution Of Natural Resources Law And Policy, Lawrence J. Macdonnell, Sarah F. Bates

Books, Reports, and Studies

This digital resource contains only an abstract, cover image and table of contents information from the published book.

Print copy of book is available in the University of Colorado’s Wise Law Library: http://lawpac.colorado.edu/record=b444104~S0

Contents: Introduction / Bruce Babbitt -- PART I : REFLECTIONS ON NATURAL RESOURCES LAW AND POLICY: Historical evolution and future of natural resources law and policy / Sally Fairfax, Helen M. Ingram, Leigh Raymond -- Ethical perspectives on resources law and policy : global warming and our common future / Sarah Krakoff -- Why care about the polar bear? : economic analysis of natural resources law and policy / Lisa ...


The Land Use Planning, Water Resources And Climate Change Adaptation Connection: Challenges And Opportunities, Bobbie Klein, Douglas S. Kenney Jan 2009

The Land Use Planning, Water Resources And Climate Change Adaptation Connection: Challenges And Opportunities, Bobbie Klein, Douglas S. Kenney

Books, Reports, and Studies

[15] p. ; 28 cm


Native Communities And Climate Change: Protecting Tribal Resources As Part Of National Climate Policy: Executive Summary, Jonathan M. Hanna, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center, Western Water Assessment (Program) Jan 2007

Native Communities And Climate Change: Protecting Tribal Resources As Part Of National Climate Policy: Executive Summary, Jonathan M. Hanna, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center, Western Water Assessment (Program)

Books, Reports, and Studies

7 p. : col. ill., maps


Native Communities And Climate Change: Protecting Tribal Resources As Part Of National Climate Policy: Report, Jonathan M. Hanna, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center, Western Water Assessment (Program) Jan 2007

Native Communities And Climate Change: Protecting Tribal Resources As Part Of National Climate Policy: Report, Jonathan M. Hanna, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center, Western Water Assessment (Program)

Books, Reports, and Studies

67 p.


In Search Of Sustainable Water Management: International Lessons For The American West And Beyond, Douglas S. Kenney Jan 2005

In Search Of Sustainable Water Management: International Lessons For The American West And Beyond, Douglas S. Kenney

Books, Reports, and Studies

This digital resource contains only an abstract, cover image and table of contents information from the published book.

Print copy of book is available in the University of Colorado’s Wise Law Library: http://lawpac.colorado.edu/record=b279300~S0

Contents: Water policy and cultural exchange : transferring lessons from around the world to the western United States / James L. Wescoat Jr. -- Roles for the public and private sectors in water allocation : lessons from around the world / Charles W. Howe, Helen Ingram -- Integrating environmental and other public values in water allocation and management decisions / David H. Getches, Sarah B. Van de ...


Private Lands Conservation In Belize, Joan Marsan, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center Jan 2004

Private Lands Conservation In Belize, Joan Marsan, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center

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49 p. : map ; 28 cm


Private Lands Conservation In The Bahamas, Elizabeth Mccormack, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center Jan 2004

Private Lands Conservation In The Bahamas, Elizabeth Mccormack, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center

Books, Reports, and Studies

59 p. ; 28 cm


Private Lands Conservation In The British Virgin Islands, Joan Marsan, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center Jan 2004

Private Lands Conservation In The British Virgin Islands, Joan Marsan, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center

Books, Reports, and Studies

46 p. ; 28 cm