River series: The fight over water

River series: The fight over water
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series on the future of water in the West and the Colorado River. It’s from the State of the River meeting, presented by the Eagle River Water and Sanitation District. EAGLE COUNTY — We live in a semi-arid environment, but we love to play in the water. Take the massive wave park in Glenwood Springs. Surfers love it, but it hasn’t run like this for a few years, says Jim Pokrandt, communications and education director with the Colorado River District. “The bigger the snowpack the bigger the runoff and the bigger …

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