Cart 0 $0.00
IRE favicon

Shop

Resource ID: #20412
Subject: Water
Source: Denver Post
Affiliation: 
Date: October 4th, 1998

Description

This is a multi-piece story on water supplies problems in Colorado, where the big challenge and struggle is finding water for the future. One of the problems is the growing needs of the Denver Metropolitan area; the Denver Water Department refuses to expand its service. The story analyzes projects, some of them controversial, such as the Fryingpan-Arkansas project, the Aurora-Conjunctive-Use project and the Animas-La Plata project. The story includes numerous graphics that deal with the hydrological cycle, major Colorado river drainages and Denver's water supply system, among other topics. The shift in water consumption from agriculture to recreation, a major issue in Colorado, is also analyzed, especifically in the case of Summit County. Pueblo's successful water supply system is also reported, including graphics. The story also explains the change that some farmers have undertaken from traditional agriculture to alternative agriculture because of the lack of water resources in some parts of Colorado.

This file is not available for digital download. IRE members may place an order by emailing rescntr@ire.org

109 Lee Hills Hall, Missouri School of Journalism   |   221 S. Eighth St., Columbia, MO 65201   |   573-882-2042   |   info@ire.org   |   Privacy Policy
apartmentpenciluserscalendar-fullcrossmenu linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram
My cart
Your cart is empty.

Looks like you haven't made a choice yet.