Water Treatment

February 18, 2010--Safe water (Norwood Post)

The days of receiving drinking water safety violation notices from the Norwood Water Commission will soon be over. On March 3, the commission will switch to a new water treatment method. In order to increase the quality of drinking water in the Norwood water district, the commission will stop using chlorine to disinfect water.

March 31, 2009--Dome on the range - Helping small water projects (Fort Morgan Times)

Last week, the House approved Senate Bill 09-165 on second reading, a bipartisan bill to increase funding to small community water and wastewater projects.

March 19, 2009--Clean water for the world (La Junta Tribune Democrat)

Demand for clean water is rising just as access to safe drinking water and sanitation remains inadequate, officials from the United Nations said Monday during the first day of a global water forum in

March 5, 2009--Army Corps helps with arsenic removal systems (U.S. Water News)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is helping build water treatment systems that will reduce arsenic levels in water used by thousands of Rio Rancho and Bernalillo residents. The Corps says the systems are designed to be a relatively inexpensive way water utilities can reduce arsenic levels from the old federal standard of 50 parts per billion to 10 parts per billion.

February 28, 2009--Alamosa announces 'red water' cause, cure (Alamosa Valley Courier)

As a result of what Alamosa city officials are now terming "red water" incidents, the city issued a statement on Friday explaining the cause and cure for Alamosa’s latest water situation.

January 6, 2009--Town, Idarado take water battle to court (Telluride News)

Sitting above Bridal Veil Falls in a high mountain basin is Blue Lake, a lovely body of clear and very clean water. The town of Telluride has been working for years toward a plan to secure ample and pure water for its denizens by tapping Blue Lake, piping the water down Bridal Veil basin to a plant at the end of the box canyon, and dispersing it to the town and its fringes.

October 13, 2008--Aurora's water treatment award heralded as 'Oscar' for its industry (Aurora Sentinel)

As one of the six recipients of this year's Excellence in Water Treatment award from the American Water Works Association's Partnership for Safe Drinking Water, Aurora Water's Wemlinger Treatment Plant has been recognized for its staff training, its equipment testing and for its monthly water statistics.


September 12, 2008--Conduit bill passes hurdle in U.S. Senate (Pueblo Chieftain)

A U.S. Senate committee moved a bill authorizing the Arkansas Valley Conduit to the Senate floor Thursday, with strong bipartisan support of the state’s senators. While the bill must still pass the entire Senate and House, Thursday’s move was hailed as a major step forward.


July 22, 2008--County addresses gas commission on water disposal (Trinidad Times Independent)

Representatives of Las Animas County traveled to Denver to testify before the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) about the possible effect of the commission's new rules on the use of water taken from the ground during coalbed methane (CBM) gas extraction.


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