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Front Cover, Acknowledgements, Table of Contents

An Introduction from the President - The Colorado College State of the Rockies Project: Research, Report, Engage!
Jill Tiefenthaler, President, Colorado College

Colorado College, The Rocky Mountain West, and The State of the Rockies Project
Walter E. Hecox, Project Director, State of the Rockies

Editors’ Preface
Walter E. Hecox, Project Director, State of the Rockies Project
Brendan P. Boepple, Program Coordinator, State of the Rockies Project
Matthew C. Gottfried, Technical Liaison, State of the Rockies Project

Lake Powell to Lake Powell: Portraits of the Upper Colorado River
by Zak Podmore, Expedition Manager, State of the Rockies Project

Overview: Colorado River Basin Water Demand and Supply Imbalance
by Shannon Thomas, Student Researcher, and Walter E. Hecox, Project Director, State of the Rockies Project

Agricultural Water Use in the Colorado River Basin:
Conservation and Efficiency Tools for a Water Friendly Future

by Nathan Lee and Alice Plant, Student Researchers, State of the Rockies Project
Case Study: Deficit Irrigation Helping Farmers Manage Crops in Times of Shortage
Case Study: Drought-tolerant Crops Around the World
Case Study: The Arkansas Valley Super Ditch
Case Study: Arizona Water Banking Authority: Banking Water Now for Arizona’s Future

Municipal and Industrial Water Use in the Colorado River Basin:
Moving Towards a Paradigm Shift in Water Reclamation

by Matthew McNerney and Shannon Thomas, Student Researchers, State of the Rockies Project
Case Study: Lake Powell Pipeline
Case Study: Las Vegas: Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
Case Study: Australia
Case Study: Front Range Comparison

Water and Watts: How Electrical Generation Has and Will Continue to Shape the Colorado River
by Henry Madsen, Student Research Assistant, State of the Rockies Project
Case Study: Navajo Generating Station vs. Mohave Generating Station

Can Renewable Energy Lead the Colorado River Basin into a Water Friendly Future?
by Audrey Burns, Student Researcher, State of the Rockies Project
Case Study: Concentrating Solar Power in a Semi-Arid Desert: Nevada Solar One
Case Study: Evaporation from Reservoirs in the Colorado River Basin

Additional Acknowledgements, Contributors and Back Cover