There is a high likelihood that at some point in your life, you have used a product containing fluoride. Many of us have memories of fluoride treatments at the dentist's office—either in the form of a goopy gel oozing out of ill-fitting trays or as a liquid rinse. Even as adults, most people brush … Continue reading What’s in the Water?
By Meagan Webber The final draft of the Colorado Water Plan (CWP) was released in December 2015. As is part of our mission, The Colorado Foundation for Water Education seeks to help keep you up-to-speed on how the plan’s action steps are progressing on the ground in order to meet Colorado’s water needs. This is … Continue reading Go Time for Colorado’s Water Plan: Meeting the Plan’s Land Use Goals
We're going to try to not say the word drought at all in this installment of Top Colorado Water News, but heads up, that doesn't leave us much to call out. Summer kicks off officially this week — with infernal weather, low river flows and nary a drop of rain in the forecast. Still, there … Continue reading Top Colorado Water News: June 1-18
-Courtney Peppler As a tomboy growing up in Littleton, Colorado in the 1980s, I have countless memories of running through sprinklers on the Slip 'n Slide, playing water games at the local outdoor swimming pool (with green hair), climbing in the large cottonwood trees along the Highline Canal Trail near my childhood home, cooling off … Continue reading Water in Two Different Generations
-T. Wright Dickenson, Rancher and 2nd VP for Colorado Cattlemen's Association Whiskey is for Drinking; Water is for Fighting. - While these words still ring true today, the fights that exist over water aren’t waged with six-guns or fists, but rather engineers and attorneys. Colorado is essentially a high mountain desert where much of the … Continue reading Feeding the State with Water