On The Colorado

Topic:  Management


March 10, 2016
Proposed Yampa Pumpback Project
by John Weisheit
A very bad idea for this reason

February 28, 2015
The 70-year Administrative Record of Impending Water Shortages and the Failure to Act Appropriately
by John Weisheit
Backwards planning: managing the end of the pipe and not the beginning

May 05, 2011
Oil Shale and Tar Sands Programmatic EIS by the Bureau of Land Management
by John Weisheit
At risk are 2 million acres that will consume land, water and energy resources in a watershed that has nothing left to give

November 19, 2010
Who Will We Blame When the Tap Runs Dry?
by Emily Brophy
The Southwest faces climate change and unsustainable growth, as water managers fail to institute timely policies for thrift and conservation 

January 16, 2010
The Water Imbalance of the Colorado River Basin
by john weisheit
Water security in the West is not achievable if water greed continues to dominate the political landscape

January 01, 2009
The Endangered Fish of the Colorado River Basin
by John Weisheit
Bureaucratic bean counting is why these fish suffer.

October 23, 2008
Coal-burning Power Plants of the Colorado River Basin
by john weisheit
The Colorado Plateau takes the brunt of coal-fired pollution from existing and proposed power plants.

May 06, 2008
Announcing: Scoping of environmental issues for the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline Project in Utah and Arizona.
by The editors
Proposed pipeline to deliver overallocated Colorado River water uphill to the sprawling cities in southwestern Utah.

April 25, 2008
Towing icebergs to San Pedro: Augmenting dwindling water supplies
by john weisheit
Colorado River water users to start engineering fixes that are trade offs for more consumption

April 13, 2008
Rearranging deck chairs at Glen Canyon Dam
by John Weisheit
Interior is advancing falsehoods, stalling, obstructing, and wasting public funds just like corporate polluters.

February 19, 2008
Lake Mead Will Go Dry
by John Weisheit
Find out for yourself with the user friendly Colorado River Open Source Simulator

February 05, 2008
Las Vegas: Mirage in the Mojave
by Emily Underwood
Billy Vassiliadis and Pat Mulroy jeopardize not only the interests of those who currently must make a living in Las Vegas, but also those who will have to live there in the future

December 17, 2007
Colorado River Shortage Agreement Falls Short
by john weisheit
The water agreement signed last week by Interior Secretary Kempthorne and the seven states of the Colorado River basin is not a heroic achievement at all.

December 08, 2007
Pipe Dreams and Schemes: Escalating Costs for Diminishing Returns
by John Weisheit
Current and proposed water projects are incredibly expensive, micromanage dwindling water resources, and will ensure financial burden and resource dependency for consumers.

November 30, 2007
Hydropower is likely to have no future on the Colorado
by John Weisheit
Hydropower is touted as clean and renewable. It is neither. It is also touted as being productive, yet hydropower revenues have fallen to the wayside as a consequence of persistant drought and overconsumption.

November 17, 2007
California Coastal Commission tentatively okays seawater desalination plant
by John Weisheit
The quest for augmenting and conserving water supplies to fuel more sprawl has become redundant and absurd.

November 14, 2007
OTC launches new Colorado River Simulator
by John Weisheit
With reservoirs lowering, climate change concerns growing, many are asking not if Colorado River water users are heading toward serious shortages, but when. The answers are now just a few keystrokes away.

November 02, 2007
Reclamation Issues Final EIS for Colorado River Operations under Low Reservoir Conditions
by John Weisheit
Reclamation announces the release of its proposed management plan (Shortage Criteria) for public review, which is a component of the coordinated long-range operations of Lake Powell and Lake Mead.


Dam Operations
Public Notices


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Canyon Country Rising Tide
Canyonlands Watershed Council
Celebrating the Grand Canyon
Center for Biological Diversity
Colorado River Connected
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Dive Into Democracy
Five Quail Books
Frank West Bering, Jr. Memorial
Friends of the Earth
Going Solar
Great Basin Water Network
Green River Action Network
Holiday River Expeditions
Las Vegas Water Defender
Living Rivers
New Belgium Brewing Company
O.A.R.S White Water Rafting
Paul Henderson Memorial
Peaceful Uprising
People's Energy Movement
Resource Renewal Institute
Returning Rapids Project
Rig To Flip
River Runners for Wilderness
Save The Colorado
Serena Supplee Gallery
Sheep Mountain Alliance
Steaming Bean Coffee Company
Tom Till Photography
Upper Colorado River Watershed Group
Upper Green River Network
Uranium Watch
Utah Rivers Council
Utah Tar Sands Resistance
Wabi Sabi
Waterkeeper Alliance

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