Drinking Water

June 9, 2009--District looks at sources for drinking-water project (Durango Herald)

Pulling water from the Animas-La Plata Project and Los Pinos River at Bayfield emerged as top options Monday night when the La Plata Archuleta Water District met at the Oxford Grange.

June 2, 2009--Forums planned for SLV domestic wells (Pueblo Chieftain)

A series of educational forums for domestic well owners and users in the San Luis Valley will kick off tonight at the Sangre de Cristo Parish Hall.

May 26, 2009--Outlying Mesa County towns cope with sewage problems (Grand Junction Sentinel)

Wastewater treatment plants are falling into disrepair across Mesa County. De Beque, Powderhorn, Mack and Coll- bran all face major issues. Kadnuck could not provide estimates for how much it will cost to fix each of the facilities. But he said the county and Collbran are applying for federal dollars through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

May 13, 2009--Water war culminates in an unfettered Gunnison (Colorado Springs Gazette)

The largest waterfall in Colorado was here Wednesday, a gushing torrent that plunged 227 feet, surpassing Niagara Falls, swelling the Gunnison River to levels unprecedented in the age of dams and diversions. The misty, rainbowed spectacle, with spray felt two football fields away, was seen by few in the gated recesses of Crystal Dam in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison.

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