Bayfield

June 12, 2015--Our river has runneth over (Durango Herald)

Emergency management scrambled Thursday to prepare communities downstream from Vallecito Reservoir for more flooding as a succession of unseasonably severe storms battered Southwest Colorado, causing the already-turgid Animas River to swell – in some places – dangerously above its banks. All day Thursday, the effects of two storms, and ensuing flooding, wracked communities alon


January 27, 2014--Water finally flows in subdivision in south-central area (Durango Herald)

It was a long time coming, but potable in-house running water has become reality in a south-central La Plata County neighborhood. The La Plata Archuleta Water District, officially formed in August 2008, and on Thursday it marked the first delivery of water at the home of Lucas and Brittney Avery in the Silver Hills subdivision off County Road 510. The recognition was symbolic.


April 9, 2013--Bayfield puts water limits back on table table (Durango Herald)

Watering the lawn in Bayfield would be restricted to alternate days and to the hours between 6 p.m. and 9 a.m. under a proposal to be considered by the town’s Board of Trustees during its April 16 meeting.


December 14, 2012--The man who sows snow (Durango Herald)

When Mother Nature brought snow to the San Juan Mountains late Thursday, Larry Hjermstad fired up clouding-seeding generators to increase the bounty. Hjermstad, calculating wind direction, started generators near Lemon Dam and Bayfield to benefit Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort.


August 4, 2012--Water district, Bayfield agree on expansion (Durango Herald)

A proposal to bring potable water to residents in the southeast corner of La Plata County is finally in the starting blocks. The town of Bayfield and the La Plata-Archuleta Water District signed an agreement Tuesday to expand the town’s water-treatment plant. Under the agreement, the district will pay for the work, a more economical solution than building its own treatment plant.


July 30, 2012--Water district in talks (Durango Herald)

La Plata-Archuleta Water District and city of Bayfield officials are scheduled to meet Tuesday to review an agreement on expansion of the municipal water-treatment plant. The water district wants to invest in the city plant instead of building its own to serve future customers in the two counties.


November 2, 2011--Rural district OKs $25M for water plants, pipelines (Durango Herald)

Voters in southwestern La Plata County gave solid support Tuesday to a request by the La Plata-Archuleta Water District to borrow up to $25 million to build a network of plants and pipelines to treat and distribute potable water.With all votes counted, 952, or 56 percent, of the voters favored the measure, compared with 736, or 44 percent, who were against it.


Bayfield and LPAWD Continue Joint Water Plant Talks

A joint Bayfield/La Plata Archuleta Water District (LPAWD) water treatment plant would cost substantially less than if LPAWD builds a separate plant from scratch. That was the key result of a feasibility study presented to Bayfield town trustees in August.


August 19, 2011--Bayfield, LAPLAWD continue to look at building joint water plant (Pine River Times)

A joint Bayfield/ La Plata Archuleta Water District water treatment plant would cost substantially less than if LAPLAWD builds a separate plant from scratch. That was the key result of a feasibility study presented to Bayfield town trustees Tuesday night.


October 29, 2010--Building a water plant together? (Pine River Times)

Cooperation got a positive response on Oct. 19 at a joint meeting of Bayfield town trustees and La Plata/ Archuleta Water District board members. They discussed a possible joint venture to expand the town’s existing water treatment plant or to build a new one. Either one would provide water to both entities.


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