Water http://kvnf.org en Paonia Mayor says Drinking Water Is Safe http://kvnf.org/post/paonia-mayor-says-drinking-water-safe <p></p><p>Some Paonia residents recently received <a href="http://townofpaonia.com/frontpage_files/240/240_frontpage_file3.pdf">a letter from the town</a> with a header that read (in all caps and red text): “Important information about your drinking water.”</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The letter explains that part of the town’s water supply isn’t meeting some treatment requirements. But according to Mayor Neal Schwieterman, the water’s still safe, and residents don’t need to worry. &nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 00:50:00 +0000 Travis Bubenik 21775 at http://kvnf.org Paonia Mayor says Drinking Water Is Safe KVNF Local Newscast Wednesday, September 4, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-wednesday-september-4-2013 <p></p><ul><li>Grand Valley Water Officials Say State Should Import Water to Meet Demand</li><li>Delta County Commissioners Discuss Efforts to Protect Sage Grouse</li><li>Mountain Village's Green Gondola Project to Install 10 New Solar Panels</li><li>More Colorado Marijuana on Black Market Than Ever Before</li><li>Prison Dairy Serves Up Buffalo Milk</li></ul> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 14:19:17 +0000 Travis Bubenik 15467 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-tuesday-september-3-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Reports Say Colorado’s Parole System Needs Fixing</li><li>Governor John Hickenlooper Criticizes Recall Elections</li><li>Colorado Senators Faced with Recall Confident They’ll Keep Their Jobs</li><li>Colorado to Receive Federal Grant for Improving Critical Tunnels</li><li>Ouray County Commissions Send Tax Increase Question to Voters</li><li>Grand Valley Water Users Suggest It’s Time For the State to Import Water Tue, 03 Sep 2013 14:44:05 +0000 Brian Cambria 15416 at http://kvnf.org Farmers look to do more with less water http://kvnf.org/post/farmers-look-do-more-less-water <p>The future of agriculture across the Great Plains hinges on water. Without it, nothing can grow.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Climate models and population growth paint a pretty bleak picture for water availability a few decades from now. If farmers want to stay in business, they have to figure out how to do more with less. Enter: super efficient irrigation systems.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 15:54:07 +0000 Luke Runyon 15171 at http://kvnf.org Farmers look to do more with less water iSeeChange: The Outlook for Western Slope Water Supplies http://kvnf.org/post/iseechange-outlook-western-slope-water-supplies <p>Afternoon clouds and occasional rains have dotted the Western Slope in the past few weeks, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t still worried about their water.</p><p></p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 16:09:12 +0000 Travis Bubenik 13820 at http://kvnf.org iSeeChange: The Outlook for Western Slope Water Supplies Connecting the Drops: Water Shortages in the San Luis Valley http://kvnf.org/post/connecting-drops-water-shortages-san-luis-valley <p>In early July, Colorado designated 14 counties "primary natural disaster areas" due to agricultural losses caused by the recent and ongoing drought. &nbsp;Several of those counties are in the San Luis Valley in south central Colorado. &nbsp;Farmers there are now eligible for low interest emergency loans, but as KGNU’s Maeve Conran reports, that may not be enough for this agricultural hub, which is facing a long term water crisis that could permanently affect the entire valley. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 17:40:36 +0000 Connecting the Drops 13661 at http://kvnf.org Connecting the Drops: Water Shortages in the San Luis Valley KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, June 17, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-monday-june-17-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>DMEA annual meeting: Marston loses to Lund, Prendergast wins</li><li>Fracking plus drought equals no water for farmers across western states</li><li>Telluride restricts water usage</li><li>Wildfire Update</li><li>iSeeChange: The Colorado River Conservation District’s Dave Kanzer talks about the effects of climate change on the Colorado River Mon, 17 Jun 2013 14:54:58 +0000 Brian Cambria 11859 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, April 09, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-tuesday-april-09-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>State's Oil and Gas Commission Issues Many Violations, Few Fines</li><li>Parachute Creek Spill: Is the Fox in Charge?</li><li>Joint Committee Splits On Spleaf</li><li>Mt Snowpack Better Than Last Year, But Well Below Average</li><li>Measure Passes To Compensate Those Wrongly Imprisoned</li><li>Road Conditions Tue, 09 Apr 2013 14:57:26 +0000 Brian Cambria 8752 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, April 04, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-thursday-april-04-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>President In Denver To Push National Gun Legislation</li><li>Chicken farm case remanded back to commissioners</li><li>Water: every drop counts during drought</li><li>Full Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Bull Mt Wells</li><li>Big Game Hunting Applications Crash Online System</li><li>Boulder County Commissioner On Her Debate With Governor Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:45:49 +0000 Brian Cambria 8582 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, March 7, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-thursday-march-7-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance Meets in Grand Junction</li><li>Ft Collins Bans Fracking, Awaits Lawsuits</li><li>State Supreme Court Hears School Funding Arguments Today</li><li>Pass The Mic Featured This Weekend In Paonia Thu, 07 Mar 2013 16:05:29 +0000 Brian Cambria 7430 at http://kvnf.org