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#Colorado vulnerable to mudslides

Here’s a guest column from Paul Santi that’s running in The Denver Post. Here’s an excerpt:

The ingredients for deadly debris flows are steep mountain slopes, a loose mantle of soil and rocks covering the hillsides and choking the valleys, and occasional severe rainstorms.

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Colorado Water

‘Atmospheric rivers’ aid the West — and imperil it -- @HighCountryNews

From The High Country News (Emily Benson):

When a rainstorm slammed California’s Russian River watershed in December 2012, water rushed into Lake Mendocino, a reservoir north of San Francisco.

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Climate Change

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

Wastewater Fees Encourage Green Infrastructure Initiatives in NYC

Cities are full of impervious surfaces including streets, roofs, and parking lots.  These surfaces do not absorb water; therefore, they produce a great deal of stormwater runoff.  337 more words

DEP

5 awareness tips on stormwater pollution

From the University of Colorado at Boulder:

State and federal agencies task the office of Environmental Health and Safety at CU Boulder with ensuring everyone on campus does their part to keep our water clean by preventing chemical waste and other pollutants from being disposed of into storm drains and sanitary sewer lines.

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Colorado Water

Evans: Riverside Park restoration update

From The Greeley Tribune (Tommy Wood):

The beginning of the project was delayed because Evans kept the bidding for contractors open for a longer period than it planned, which pushed the project completion date to August 2018.

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Colorado Water

Stormwater committee discusses new budget and possible projects

The stormwater advisory committee met on Monday, November 20.

Liberty Stormwater Issues: The meeting started with questions for the city engineer Lynn Miggins regarding costs of a potential storm sewer outfall project that would cover from Liberty Ford to Liberty Auto Wash on Liberty and North to Elberta Road. 1,258 more words

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