Left Hand Valley Courier - All Local, All The Time

Going with the flow - sensibly

 

Photo by Vicky Dorvee Left Hand Water District’s Plant Select Demonstration Garden on 73rd Street and Nimbus Road.

When it’s springtime in the Rockies, the runoff from melting snow seems to supercharge the area’s waterways. Don’t let this flow fool you. The Drought.gov website states present conditions across Colorado indicate that 45 percent of the population is experiencing drought conditions. For the time being, Boulder County isn’t in one of those areas, but voluntary water reduction measures are highly recommended.

By 2050, according to many sources, Colorado will house more than 8.5 million people. That’s 3.5 million more people than today’s population, all opening their spigots for d...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 10/18/2020 03:04