Bridal Veil Falls

August 15, 2013--Telluride considers COP financing for Pandora project (Telluride News)

The Town of Telluride is considering utilizing financing mechanisms known as “certificates of participation” to raise the roughly $4.7 million it needs to finish the Pandora water project.


November 22, 2012--Telluride, Idarado poised to resolve Bridal Veil water dispute (Telluride Watch)

Few were present in the Telluride Town Council’s meeting chambers last Tuesday, Nov. 20, for perhaps the most momentous agenda item of the entire year  – the unveiling of a pending comprehensive settlement agreement regarding the Bridal Veil water system between the Idarado Mining Company and the Town of Telluride.


July 26, 2012--Town water project continues near Bridal Veil (Telluride Daily Planet)

In recent weeks, workers have been dangling from ropes and harnesses on the cliffs near the Bridal Veil Power Station, wielding drills and welding rods as they work to replace and install trestles, pipes and large pieces of equipment at the precipitous work site.


July 3, 2012--Tapping Bridal Veil Falls (Telluride Daily Planet)

The San Miguel Power Association recently took a big step in keeping energy local and renewable. In May, SMPA began purchasing all the energy produced by the Bridal Veil Falls Hydro Plant — between roughly 1,500 and 2,000 megawatt hours a year. The contract is for 25 years.


May 15, 2011--Idarado to tap water rights (Telluride Daily Planet)

The Idarado Mining Company announced Friday it was recalling water rights it had conditionally given to the Town of Telluride in 1992. The company said in a press release that it would use the water to generate power at the Bridal Veil Power Station, a turn of the 20th century hydroelectric powerplant that looms at the end of the box canyon.


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