Grand Junction: Two water meetings this week

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From the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Gary Harmon):

The Mesa County Water Association will host a public seminar and discussion Thursday about “How Did our Desert Bloom? And What Happens Next?” in the Grand Junction City Council Auditorium. Friday, the Colorado River District’s annual water seminar will take up “Dust in the Wind and Other Winds of Change” at Two Rivers Convention Center. U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Interior Anne Castle is to discuss how the Obama administration will address water issues in the Colorado River Basin and Mexico. State Rep. Kathleen Curry, D-Gunnison, will discuss the relationship between the state’s budget woes and its funding of water projects. Curry chairs the House Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources Committee…

Registration for the Thursday seminar is $5 in advance and $7 at the door. Light refreshments will be served before and after the program. Call 683-1133 for more information.

Registration for the River District’s seminar on Friday is $25 and includes lunch. A registration form is available at and more information is available at 970-945-8522.

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