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Water conference explores financial solutions

Volatile energy market causes budget crisis
Colorado water managers said Friday that a growing population and shrinking oil and gas revenues will leave the state with a water shortage and too little money to prevent it. In 2016, program budgets for the Colorado Water Conservation Board dropped from $14 million in 2015 to $8 million, wiping out funding for boat-inspection programs needed to stop invasive quagga and zebra mussels at McPhee Reservoir and Totten Lake in Montezuma County.

Water conference explores financial solutions

Colorado water managers said Friday that a growing population and shrinking oil and gas revenues will leave the state with a water shortage and too little money to prevent it. In 2016, program budgets for the Colorado Water Conservation Board dropped from $14 million in 2015 to $8 million, wiping out funding for boat-inspection programs needed to stop invasive quagga and zebra mussels at McPhee Reservoir and Totten Lake in Montezuma County.
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