A Local Look at the State Water Plan, Impacts

Mar 19, 2014

Mohawk_Lake,_COThe Summit Daily News addresses the historic use of water, beginning in the 1880s when local miners started diverting water. Today, residents drink, fish in and ski with that water.

In 2050, how will that water be used and will we have enough, the Daily news asks?

With the state projected to grow from 5 million people to 10 million by 2050, mostly between Denver and Colorado Springs, Stiegelmeier said she worries about groundwater issues people in that area face and their dependence on water from the mountains to solve their problems.

Read more here. 

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