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SPRINGFIELD, VA – With President Biden’s signing today of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), you may have mistakenly thought that only road, bridge, rail, power and water infrastructure, public transit, drinking and wastewater, high speed internet, environmental, and…

BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., October 7, 2021 – Recycling old fishing line and soft baits into new products is labor-intensive, inefficient and simply, for many anglers, not easy to do. This hampers the ability to grow the volume of line and soft bait recycling in the U.S. However, three BoatUS Foundation and Berkley Recast and…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…

BoatUS News
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…

BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…

BoatUS News
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…

Lake News
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…

BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…

BoatUS News
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…

Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

11/5/2020 7:07:00 PM
D Magazine
Bird watchers will be especially thrilled they answered the call to Bastrop, a Bird City Texas certified community by Texas Parks and Wildlife. A quiet walk through the Lost Pines will give you a ...

11/4/2020 1:11:00 PM
Summit County
Now that Measure 7A has passed, property taxes will increase in 2021 and are expected to raise $4.9 million for the 15-county Colorado River Water Conservation District. River district General Manager ...

11/3/2020 11:19:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
A tax proposal by the Colorado River District is headed to an overwhelming victory, based on preliminary results. As of about 8 p.m. the district’s proposal to increase its property tax rate to ...

11/3/2020 11:01:39 PM
The Desert Sun (Palm Springs) on
The powerful Imperial Irrigation District's board of directors will have at least one new face when the dust settles on the election.

11/3/2020 10:36:00 PM
Grand Junction-Montrose KKCO on
7A means protecting western Colorado water,” says Campaign Manager for Yes on 7A. If it passes, it will essentially help keep the Colorado River water supply on the western slope and in the 15 ...

11/3/2020 9:02:00 PM
Post Independent Citizen Telegram
Western Slope voters have overwhelmingly passed a proposal by the Colorado River Water Conservation District to raise property taxes across its 15-county region. According to preliminary results as of ...

11/3/2020 9:00:00 PM
Aspen Daily News
Western Slope voters overwhelmingly supported a mill levy tax increase for the Colorado River District that aims to protect the region’s drinking water, rivers and agricultural heritage. The first ...

11/3/2020 6:52:00 PM
The Aspen Times
According to preliminary results as of 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, encompassing almost 181,650 ballots, about 72% of voters said yes to the measure, which would raise nearly an additional $5 million annually ...

11/3/2020 8:55:00 AM
In 2014, the Colorado River did something it hadn’t done in decades. For a few short weeks that spring, the overdrawn, overallocated river reached the Pacific Ocean. Instead of diverting the ...

11/3/2020 6:27:00 AM
The Desert Sun
The Imperial Irrigation District recently saw its power cemented, as the state court system declared it the rightful holder of huge water rights on the Colorado River. Now, candidates are facing ...

11/2/2020 10:10:00 PM
Havasu News
The Colorado River Indian Tribes’ Tribal Council voted last week to extend the “Safer at Home” resolution again. While previous extensions had been for one month, the extension ...

11/2/2020 9:09:00 PM
The Desert Sun
The California Supreme Court denied Michael Abatti's petition to hear his case against the Imperial Irrigation District, but he's not done fighting.

11/2/2020 4:23:00 PM
Colorado River Gorge Shower Curtain by Gestalt Imagery. This shower curtain is made from 100% polyester fabric and includes 12 holes at the top of the curtain for simple hanging. The total dimensions ...

11/1/2020 9:29:00 PM
The Aspen Times
Colorado Division of Water Resources say undecreed ponds throughout the region, including in the Aspen and Roaring Fork Valley areas, are depleting the Colorado River system in a time ...

11/1/2020 9:00:00 AM
Arizona Daily Sun
The Superintendent of the Flagstaff Electric Company, Thomas Jasper, is busy getting the machinery in place in the Flagstaff Power House. Every piece of equipment is first class and it will not be ...

10/30/2020 4:27:00 AM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
George Sibley’s “Water Wranglers” published by the Colorado River District provides great context for some of the issues looming today. Prior to 1950, a popular idea in the Upper Gunnison ...

10/29/2020 1:14:00 PM
Utah Public Radio
An interdisciplinary team of USU climate scientists, an agronomist, and a fire and forest ecologist have developed a new computer model that is an ...

10/28/2020 11:23:00 PM
Havasu News
The National Park Service and Arizona Game and Fish Department are working with partners and seeking the public’s help in addressing the threat of brown trout in ...

10/28/2020 11:27:00 AM
Mercury News
Trump began the day in Las Vegas but was set to hold two rallies in Arizona, including one just across the Colorado River from Nevada that he hoped to use to appeal to voters in that state ...

10/28/2020 6:38:00 AM
The Star
Trump began the day in Las Vegas but was set to hold two rallies in Arizona, including one just across the Colorado River from Nevada that he hoped to use to appeal to voters in that state ...

10/27/2020 9:29:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Donald Trump will make a crunch-time appeal to voters in Nevada. But he'll do so from Arizona. The president is under pressure Wednesday to prevent a repeat of a ...

10/27/2020 1:56:00 PM
Utah Public Radio
What if I purchase an early season ski pass– will it pay off with good snow this winter? Yoshimitsu Chikamoto, a climate scientist at Utah State University ...

10/27/2020 12:11:00 PM
The White House
The United States is blessed with abundant water resources like the Colorado River, which supplies water to more than 40 million people living in the United States and irrigates nearly 4.5 million ...

10/26/2020 11:00:00 PM
The Gazette
For the West this summer, the news about water was grim. In some parts of California, it didn’t rain for over 100 days. In western Colorado, the ground was so ...

10/25/2020 12:27:00 AM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
He likes visiting there in the fall and winter when it’s cool and there are few people, hiking on the north side of Interstate 70 or driving on the south side to a Colorado River overlook ...

10/22/2020 11:51:00 PM
Havasu News
As outdoor recreation increases in the Colorado River District, the Bureau of Land Management is reminding residents that federal public lands remain under fire restrictions.

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