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#Colorado Springs turns dirt on first project under Ballot Issue 2

From KRDO.com (Mekialaya White):

City crews are officially starting work to repair stormwater drainage after Colorado Springs voters passed Ballot Issue 2 back in April.

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‘Puget Sound Starts Here Day’ with the Seattle Mariners set for Sunday, May 21

Join Bert the Salmon and celebrate clean water with the M’s

It’s going to be sunny and warm on Sunday, May 21 – perfect for spending the day with friends and family at Safeco Field to cheer on the Mariners and show your love for clean water at… 179 more words

King County

Grand Valley Drainage District summary judgment dismissed, trial next month

From The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Gary Harmon):

Mesa County District Judge Lance Timbreza on Wednesday rejected motions from both sides for summary judgment in the case, meaning that a trial set to begin June 5 will go forward.

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South Platte Master Plan: Will require a "coalition of stakeholders" -- Kevin Houck

From The Sterling Journal-Advocate (Jeff Rice):

The SPMP is a year-long study of flood mitigation on the lower South Platte River. Authorized and funded by the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, the plan will try to find ways to make the river more “flood resilient,” both to handle the flooding as it occurs, with minimal damage to property and structures, and to quickly recover from a flood in the aftermath.

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Fountain Creek district update: RFP on the way for first project

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Tommy Purfield):

As part of the 1041 permit for SDS, Colorado Springs is obligated to pay the Fountain Creek district $10 million per year through 2020, for a total of $50 million, which would pay for flood or erosion control measures along the creek that benefit Pueblo County.

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Final decision made for Cherry Creek Dam Water Control Plan Modification Study

Here’s the release from the Army Corps of Engineers (Katie Seefus):

In October 2015, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District began studying modifications to the Cherry Creek Dam Water Control Plan.

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