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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    The basin is one of eleven in the gulch designed to slow down and spread out the rushing water ... Fire mitigation Crews from the Coalition for the Upper South Platte have worked with El Paso County, Colorado Springs and the U.S. Forest Service since ...
    04/14/2014 - 9:27 am | View Link
  • Colorado: Wildfire task force report suggests crackdown on red zone development
    Most projections show that global warming will worsen the problem significantly by mid-century. Colorado’s two most destructive wildfires both occurred within the past year. Combined, the 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire and the 2013 Black Forest Fire killed four ...
    10/5/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    Dead trees, rock and soil are carried forward by the running water, causing destruction. A recent report suggests that the parts of western U.S are particularly vulnerable due to wildfires. The rising temperatures add to an increased risk of wildfire in ...
    09/13/2013 - 1:17 pm | View Link
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