water strategy http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Floods On Rise: Earlier Run-Offs Present Challenge To Water Storage http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/floods-rise-earlier-run-offs-present-challenge-water-storage <p>This spring, rivers were overflowing banks all over the state.&nbsp; Some rivers saw record—or near-record—flood stages.&nbsp; The Laramie River hit its second highest flood level on record, and that’s only four years after its highest on record in 2010.&nbsp; But floods aren’t all sandbagging and property damage: they also mean plenty of water for the long dry summer ahead.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:41:25 +0000 Melodie Edwards 59809 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Floods On Rise: Earlier Run-Offs Present Challenge To Water Storage Governor's Office Begins Narrowing Water Strategy http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/governors-office-begins-narrowing-water-strategy <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">There are more than fifty potential projects being considered for inclusion in Wyoming’s Water Strategy. The strategy, which is being spearheaded by Governor Matt Mead, is intended to guide state investment in water development, management and conservation. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:20:16 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 59375 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Governor's Office Begins Narrowing Water Strategy State begins to develop a water strategy http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/state-begins-develop-water-strategy <p> Calling water a valuable Wyoming resource, Governor Matt Mead’s office is in the process of developing a long term water strategy similar to the recently developed energy policy.&nbsp; &nbsp;Beginning this week a series of meetings will take place across the state that will gather feedback from citizens on how the state should proceed.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Mead policy analyst Nephi &nbsp;Cole&nbsp; said they expect to hear about a number of issues.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 15:59:38 +0000 Bob Beck 49363 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org State begins to develop a water strategy