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#SouthPlatte River: The Town of Julesburg, Sedgwick County and State of Colorado hope move the river back to it's original channel

From the Julesberg Advocate (Devin Wilber):

Years ago, the South Platte River ran down the center of four channels running by Julesburg. Over time, the moving of water in the channels built a dam and transferred the water to the channel furthest south.

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Colorado Water

News: Water Harvesting Workshop, Garden Park Views

The monsoon in central New Mexico has been delightful, frustrating, spotty and intense – we know what “variable” means!  Climate change is leading to more variability in precipitation while average monthly temperatures are on the rise.   405 more words


El Paso County Regional stormwater enterprise proposal takes shape

From The Colorado Springs Gazette (Monica Mendoza):

Mayor Steve Bach made a last-minute attempt to control the board of a proposed regional stormwater authority, which if approved by voters in November will oversee millions of dollars a year in construction of drainage projects.

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Colorado Water

Depaving our way through the summer

Last Saturday, in partnership with Depave, we successfully removed 5,000 square feet of asphalt. An estimated 125 volunteers  attended the depaving, allowing us to finish before lunch and cool down with some aguas frescas and wordly jams from DJ Josh Cabot and Latin-inspired duo, led by Nelson Salazar of Pilon D’azucar. 296 more words

Portland Mercado

A Growing Concern-Striking the Right Balance with Stormwater BMP Tools

A More Effective Stormwater Management System
State and city governments must use every available option to protect and enhance their jurisdiction’s water supply. Due to growing environmental concerns, governments are putting more pressure on public and private entities to have efficient stormwater BMPs in place. 65 more words

Fountain Creek: The Lower Ark and Fountain Creek districts are looking for common ground

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

The olive branch appears to be bobbing like a log caught in the flow of Fountain Creek on a rainy day.

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Colorado Water

Ozaukee school board blows $167,000 over $8,000 drainage fix

FREDONIA  (WITI) — Down the drain. Taxpayers in the Northern Ozaukee School District have already spent more than $167,000 in legal fees in a lawsuit over an $8,300 stormwater drainage fix that board members blame on the district’s next door neighbor. 1,350 more words