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Resource ID: #16925
Subject: Farms
Source: Westword (Denver)
Date: Aug 24-30, 2000


Farmers in Colorado have to fight for water with developers even when the weather is good. But this summers' draught has compounded the problem. The farmers along St. Vrain river can see the precious commodity flowing past their dry fields to some developer who has paid more money for the water rights. Many had to sell their farms and cattle as it was becoming tough to survive.

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