Sucking the River Dry

Water diversions are sucking the life out of the upper Colorado River, warns TU’s Drew Peternell in his commentary in Sunday’s Denver Post. Peternell lays out what’s happening–lower flows are leading to temperature spikes, algae blooms and choking sediment, with devastating impacts on aquatic life, including trout.

Will Gov. Hickenlooper and other leaders step up and keep this state treasure alive?   

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