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Water

Solutions and stories covering access to reliable clean drinking water and a healthy watershed for community benefit and security.

Story In a Sustained Drought, Water Solutions Funding Supports Agricultural Innovation in Rural Colorado

By Ilana Newman, The Daily Yonder

Solution Watershed Testing Ensures Clean Water for Libby Locals
Local Champion:
Yaak Valley Forest Council
Date funded:
May 8, 2024
Grant Amount:
$3,160
Solution Water Meters Provide Essential Information on Impacts to Taos Aquifer
Local Champion:
Arroyo Seco Mutual Domestic Water Users Association
Date funded:
March 29, 2024
Grant Amount:
$18,300
Solution Quenching a Thirst: Libby Gets Its First Public Outdoor Water Fountain
Local Champion:
A Libby local
Date funded:
March 26, 2024
Grant Amount:
$28,835
Solution Repair Tools Keep the Water Flowing in Questa
Local Champion:
Village Of Questa
Date funded:
February 5, 2024
Grant Amount:
$8,781
Solution Cortez’s First Master Irrigator Workshop Aids Local Farmers
Local Champion:
Montezuma County Extension Office
Date funded:
December 13, 2023
Grant Amount:
$26,625
Story An Unlikely Coalition to Protect Colorado’s Dolores River

By Ilana Newman, The Daily Yonder

Solution Filtration Upgrades Improve Water Quality in Taos County
Local Champion:
A Taos resident
Date funded:
November 3, 2023
Grant Amount:
$30,000
Solution Transferring Water Footprints in Taos Will Keep Acequias Alive
Local Champion:
Taos Valley Acequia Association
Date funded:
September 21, 2023
Grant Amount:
$30,000
Solution A Cleaner Popo Agie River Has Community-Wide Benefits in Lander
Local Champion:
Popo Agie Conservation District
Date funded:
August 29, 2023
Grant Amount:
$15,000

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