Chief Justice Talks CO Water

When it comes to water law in Colorado, it's hard to argue that anyone carries as much weight as Chief Justice Greg Hobbs. And few reporters cover water issues as well as Chris Woodka of the Pueblo Chieftain.This week Judge Hobbs spoke to a group at CSU-Pueblo as part of the Colorado Water 2012 initiative, and Chris Woodka was there.

"The basis of water law is need, not speculation,” Hobbs said. “Show me the use, so you aren’t just leaving it sitting there to make gold."

Read the Pueblo Chieftain article by Chris Woodka