Water Conservation http://kvnf.org en Connecting The Drops: Water And Power http://kvnf.org/post/connecting-drops-water-and-power <p>It takes water to produce electricity, but <em>how much</em> water varies a lot depending on the fuel source and the power generating technology.</p><p>In Colorado, around half a percent of our total water usage is used to generate electricity.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s a small percentage, says Stacy </span>Tellinghusen<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, water policy analyst for <a href="http://westernresourceadvocates.org/">Western Resource Advocates,</a> a non-profit conservation group, but adds that it’s not inconsequential.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 18:29:00 +0000 Connecting the Drops & Sam Fuqua 21542 at http://kvnf.org Connecting The Drops: Water And Power Local Motion: Carol Parker with the Valley Food Partnership http://kvnf.org/post/local-motion-carol-parker-valley-food-partnership <p></p><p>The 2nd Annual <a href="http://www.foodfarmforum.org/">Western Slope Colorado Food &amp; Farm Forum</a> is coming up on Saturday, January 11th at the Montrose Pavilion. The conference brings together farmers, ranchers and others in the ag industry for conversations about sustainability, food production and marketing.&nbsp;</p><p>For some details about the conference and this year's main theme of "Making Every Drop Count," we spoke to Carol Parker, President of the <a href="http://valleyfoodpartnership.org/">Valley Food Partnership</a> based in Montrose.</p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 17:53:04 +0000 Travis Bubenik 20522 at http://kvnf.org Local Motion: Carol Parker with the Valley Food Partnership 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