Vail Daily column: Pressures threaten Colorado River’s health

12th July, 2014 by

By Edward Stoner

While most people would consider it blessing enough to have just one incredible asset like the Eagle River flowing right through their communities, Eagle County residents are lucky to live in close proximity to two remarkable rivers. The Colorado River flows through Eagle County for 55 miles and is known locally as the Upper C. It is the economic and cultural lifeblood for much of our state, and most of the Southwestern US. The Upper C plays a vital role in our mountain community identity, as well as our tourism and recreation-driven economy. Locals and visitors log tens of thousands …

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