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- Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District
- City of Durango Water Commission
- Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority
- Dolores Water Conservancy District
- Florida Water Conservancy District
- La Plata Electric Association
- La Plata Water Conservancy District
- Mancos Conservation District
- Mancos Water Conservancy District
- Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District (PAWSD)
- Pine River Irrigation District
- San Juan Water Conservancy District
- Southwestern Water Conservation District
- U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
- Regional Water Projects
- Animas River Stakeholders
- Animas-La Plata Project
- Cloud Seeding Program
- Dolores Project (McPhee Reservoir)
- Dry Gulch Reservoir (Pending)
- Florida Project (Lemon Reservoir)
- Jackson Gulch Reservoir
- Long Hollow Reservoir
- Pine River Project (Vallecito Reservoir)
- Rio Blanco Restoration Project
- River Protection Work Group
- UMETCO (Urivan) Water Rights
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Safe Drinking Water Act
June 5, 2013--EPA reports to congress on national safe drinking water needs (Environmental News Network)
Some 52,000 community water systems and 21,400 not-for-profit non-community water systems across the US will require approximately $384.2 billion of infrastructure investment through 2030 in order to assure the provision of safe drinking water to 297 million Americans, according to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey and Assessment: Fifth
Environmental Protection Agency audits show that many states are failing to accurately note health violations such as elevated levels of arsenic and chlorine in drinking water, according to a new report . The U.S. Government Accountability Office reviewed EPA audits of 43 states conducted between 2007 and 2009.
Tougher rules to protect water users from contamination in wells will be considered Monday by the Colorado Water Quality Control Commission. The commission is seeking to tighten conditions, which include no new waivers for public drinking water systems and withdrawing waivers for schools and day care centers.
May 26, 2010--Colo. lawmaker withdraws natural gas 'fracking' amendment to water bill (New York Times)
Colorado Democrat Diana DeGette withdrew a proposed amendment today from House water legislation that would have expanded regulation of a controversial oil and gas production technique some say has contributed to groundwater pollution. DeGette's amendment to a water-infrastructure bill (H.R.
The legislation would prohibit manufacturers from using all but a tiny fraction of lead in making or selling water faucets and fixtures. Tainted water is estimated to count for up 20 percent of human lead exposure, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The U.S. EPA is developing a new strategy to strengthen public health protection from contaminants in drinking water, Administrator Lisa Jackson told 100 water utility executives today in a speech at the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies annual conference.
More than 20 percent of the nation’s water treatment systems have violated key provisions of the Safe Drinking Water Act over the last five years, according to a New York Times analysis of federal data. That law requires communities to deliver safe tap water to local residents.
The Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a new national strategy to enforce safe drinking water laws in small, rural communities on Tuesday and pledged to redouble efforts to protect children from toxic water in schools.
October 4, 2009--Report: gas industry execs starting to see the light on chemical disclosure (Colorado Independent)
The oil and gas industry is starting to see some cracks in its to-date united front against federal oversight of the common drilling practice known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
August 9, 2009--Some fear hydraulic fracturing will harm the drinking water (Grand Junction Sentinel)
A Halliburton Energy Services representative defended hydraulic fracturing Saturday as a practice needing no more regulation, while a researcher said analysis of health concerns is hampered by a lack of di