Colorado River District http://kvnf.org en Connecting the Drops: Statewide Call-In Show on the Colorado River http://kvnf.org/post/connecting-drops-statewide-call-show-colorado-river <p></p><p>On September 15th, KVNF&nbsp;presented a statewide call-in show on the Colorado River, looking at water issues and the future of the Colorado River.&nbsp;</p><p>The program is a part of the year-long collaborative reporting series Connecting the Drops, and is<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;hosted by </span>KDNK<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Carbondale, </span>KRCC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Colorado Springs and </span>KGNU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Boulder.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:10:45 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19494 at http://kvnf.org Connecting the Drops: Statewide Call-In Show on the Colorado River Connecting the Drops: Hydropower on the Colorado River http://kvnf.org/post/connecting-drops-hydropower-colorado-river <p></p><p>A complex series of agreements govern the distribution of water throughout the state.&nbsp; Along the Colorado River, farms, cities &amp; towns, and the recreation industry are all big players.&nbsp; But everyone takes a backseat to a tiny hydroelectric plant that’s over one hundred years old. &nbsp;It’s the <a href="http://www.xcelenergy.com/About_Us/Our_Company/Power_Generation/Shoshone_Generating_Station">Shoshone Generating Station,</a> and it plays a critical role on the Upper Colorado.</p><p></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:18:05 +0000 Maeve Conran 19493 at http://kvnf.org Connecting the Drops: Hydropower on the Colorado River Connecting the Drops: "Buy and Dry" http://kvnf.org/post/connecting-drops-buy-and-dry <p>Water has always been a source of conflict in the arid West, but in recent years the conflict between agriculture and growing cities has escalated as both entities compete for this limited resource.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:15:00 +0000 Connecting the Drops & Maeve Conran 17365 at http://kvnf.org Connecting the Drops: "Buy and Dry"