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Boulder County asks FERC to deny @DenverWater's Gross Dam hydroelectric permit amendment for the Moffat Collection System Project

From Boulder Daily Camera (Charlie Brennan):

Citing the success of Denver Water’s conservation efforts since it first issued its “purpose and need” statement for the project, and the fact that no service shortfall has yet materialized for its 1.4 million customers in the metro area, Boulder County Attorney Ben Pearlman said that based on prior environmental reviews, “Boulder County does not believe Denver Water has shown that the project’s purpose and need have been met and the FERC must deny Denver Water’s application to amend its permit.”

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Colorado Water

Boulder County comes out against FERC issuing @DenverWater's requested license amendment for Moffat Collection System Project

Here’s the letter from Boulder County to FERC via SaveTheColoradoRiver. Here’s an excerpt:

Boulder County is an intervenor in this action and offers the following comments on the Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) issued by the FERC’s staff on February 6, 2018, related to the Gross Reservoir Hydroelectric Project (FERC Project No.

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Colorado Water

Boulder Creek Man Describes Close Encounter With Mountain Lions

BOULDER CREEK (KPIX 5) – A Santa Cruz Mountains resident recently managed to capture an incredible close encounter with two mountain lions playing outside his bedroom window. 345 more words


INCREDIBLE VIDEO: Rare, up-close encounter with two mountain lions in Santa Cruz mountains


BOULDER CREEK (KRON) — KRON4 has some incredible video to share on Tuesday–a rare, up-close encounter with not one but two mountain lions. 266 more words


FERC extends Gross Reservoir hydroelectric license comment period to April 9, 2018

Gross Dam enlargement concept graphic via Denver Water

Moffat Collection System Project/Windy Gap Firming Project via the Boulder Daily Camera

Gross Reservoir has a surface area of 418 acres. 414 more words

Colorado Water

@NOAA: 50 trips around the Sun collecting CO2 samples on Niwot Ridge

From NOAA (Theo Stein):

A climate science milestone on Colorado’s Continental Divide

On January 16, 1968, in a bracing chill at 11,568 feet above sea level, a Colorado researcher collected an air sample at Niwot Ridge, on the doorstep of the Indian Peaks mountain range.

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Colorado Water

Nederland budget approved

From The Mountain Ear (John Scarffe):

A new Waste Water Treatment facility and sewer maintenance dominated the 2018, $4.9 million budget approved by the Nederland Board of Trustees during a regular meeting at 7 p.m., December 5, 2017, at the Nederland Community Center…

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Colorado Water