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Urban Sprawl and Water Problems
Rocky Mountain News ^ | 13 Apr 05 | Jerd Smith

Posted on 04/13/2005 7:19:27 AM PDT by rellimpank

Fraser River in jeopardy Group puts stream on endangered list, cites big diversions

By Jerd Smith, Rocky Mountain News April 13, 2005

Colorado's scenic Fraser River in Grand County has been listed as one of the country's 10 most endangered streams, largely because diversions to the Front Range are threatening its ability to

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: endangered; environment; rivers
--water doesn't necessarily flow downhill-it flows towards money--(Mark Twain, IIRC)
1 posted on 04/13/2005 7:19:29 AM PDT by rellimpank
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To: rellimpank

That area is where I travel, and my kids go to camp there in the summer, at Snow Mountain Ranch. I hate to see the water diverted away from there! People who live in Denver and other cities need to give up on the blue grass and live with the fact that they live in a dry area, and adapt so as not to rob the Fraser and Colorado Rivers of their water!

2 posted on 04/13/2005 7:40:11 AM PDT by texasleslie (Phillipians 4:6)
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To: texasleslie

--living near Las Vegas , in the desert, with my rock lawn nearly surrounded by green grass watered every day, I agree wholeheartedly.

3 posted on 04/13/2005 7:43:36 AM PDT by rellimpank (urban dwellers don' t understand the cultural deprivation of not being raised on a farm)
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