September 23, 2016--Heavy rain north of Durango muddies Animas River (Durango Herald)

Recent heavy rain in the high country north of Durango resulted in discoloration of the Animas River on Thursday near Silverton, according to an alert issued by the Environmental Protection Agency. The discoloration is not related to work at the Gold King Mine or an interim water-treatment plant, the 

June 27, 2013--Fires threaten water quality (Pagosa Sun)

Not only are the fires threatening the landscape, they are also threatening water quality in Pagosa Country. With monsoon season approaching, residents can expect to find silt, ash and debris in their water sources. This turbidity can impact the capacity of reservoirs as well as the quality of water. Until the monsoon arrives, conditions are perilously dry.

June 9, 2011--System failure, PAWSD alert, prompt look at warning system (Pagosa Sun)

For the first time since it’s creation, Pagosa Area and Water and Sanitation District 1 went on “boil advisory alert” for three days last week. On Thursday, June 2, at 7 p.m., PAWSD personnel were alerted of an equipment malfunction in the San Juan Water Treatment Plant.

November 14, 2009--DWCD approves Rico water request (Cortez Journal)

The Dolores Water Conservancy District Board of Directors unanimously approved a request from Rico representatives Thursday night to divert water from underground sources off the Dolores River for municipal use.

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