Colorado Wildfires Worsen Water Woes For Farmers

The scorching of Colorado forests by super-intense wildfires is worsening the water woes for Eldon Ackerman and other Larimer County farmers, jeopardizing thousands of irrigated acres that normally produce millions of dollars in crops.

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    Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'AAA' rating on the following bonds issued by the City and County of Denver, Colorado Board ... net if the south end of the water system faces unexpected challenges such as those caused by wildfires in Denver Water's watersheds.
    06/6/2014 - 8:21 am | View Link
  • U.N. panel issues alert on global warming
    YOKOHAMA, Japan -- If the world doesn't cut pollution of heat-trapping gases, the already noticeable harms of global warming could spiral "out of ... Climate change will worsen woes society already has, such as poverty, sickness, violence and refugees ...
    03/31/2014 - 8:02 pm | View Link
  • Global warming dials up our risks, UN report says
    Twenty-first century disasters such as killer heat waves in Europe, wildfires in the United States ... The dangers are going to worsen as the climate changes even more, the report's authors said. "We're now in an era where climate change isn't some ...
    03/31/2014 - 3:12 am | View Link
  • Global warming dials up our risks, UN report says (Update)
    Top scientists are saying that climate change will complicate and worsen existing global security problems ... the already noticeable harms of global warming could spiral "out of control," the head of a United Nations scientific panel warned Monday.
    03/30/2014 - 10:30 pm | View Link
  • California drought to extend well into fall
    Santa Ana winds could also become problematic in October and November, threatening to fan the flames of wildfires ... it may start out wet in Colorado and New Mexico early on, drought conditions could continue to worsen during the fall for the Four ...
    08/14/2013 - 4:52 am | View Link
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    LAKE MEAD, Nev. — The sinuous Colorado River and its slew of man-made reservoirs from the Rockies to southern Arizona are being sapped by 14 years of ...
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  • The Prowers Journal
    Grants for County Upgrades Reviewed. Various levels of grant funding for upgrades to Prowers County holdings were discussed with Colorado Main Street Architect, Tim ...
    03/30/2015 - 7:23 am | View Website
  • Denver-Boulder Air Quality Advisory
    The Winter High Pollution Advisory Program is coordinated by the Air Pollution Control Division of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
    03/30/2015 - 2:59 am | View Website
  • Yellowstone fires of 1988
    The Yellowstone fires of 1988 together formed the largest wildfire in the recorded history of Yellowstone National Park in the United States. Starting as many smaller ...
    03/29/2015 - 2:48 pm | View Website
  • Colorado Air Quality Summary
    Saturday: Ozone: Fine Particulates: Carbon Monoxide: Nitrogen Dioxide: Denver - Boulder : Colorado Springs : Ft. Collins : Greeley : Grand Junction
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