Southern Delivery System

December 21, 2011--Study links urban areas with mercury in lakes (Pueblo Chieftain)

A new study more closely links industrial areas to deposits of mercury in lakes. The study found atmospheric deposition of mercury is about four times higher in lakes near several major U.S. cities compared to lakes in remote areas, the U.S. Geological Survey announced Tuesday. The study included lakes in the Denver area.


May 21, 2011--Colorado's biggest water project in decades under construction from Pueblo to Springs (Denver Post)

As much as 100 million gallons a day of Arkansas River water trapped in a reservoir for southern Colorado and downriver states is about to take a left turn — to Colo


January 29, 2010--Ritter urges action on water issues (Pueblo Chieftain)

Gov. Bill Ritter outlined three “pillars” for providing water to Colorado in the future at Thursday’s opening session of the Colorado Water Congress. “We face really serious challenges,” Ritter told the group at its 52nd annual convention.


August 12, 2009--Flood impact: City, FEMA disagree (Pueblo Chieftain)

Pueblo is completing its own hydrology report on Wild Horse Dry Creek that shows significantly lower floods during a 100-year flood than earlier federal estimates.

July 27, 2009--S. Colorado water pipeline schedule pushed back (U.S. Water News)

Construction of a $1.1 billion pipeline to carry water from Pueblo Dam to Colorado Springs has been pushed back by four years because of new estimates on when it will be needed.

June 12, 2009--SDS poised for Pueblo County route (Pueblo Chieftain)

Colorado Springs Utilities likely will recommend Southern Delivery System be built through Pueblo County, rather than Fremont County, when it gives an update to Colorado Springs City Council next mont

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