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Students use art to teach community about stormwater

Do you know where the rain that washes into storm drains goes? Ask the students in Chris Smith’s Senior Art Portfolio class at DeForest Area High School, and they’ll tell you all about how the water that enters our storm drains travels to area lakes, rivers and streams carrying any trash and pollutants it runs across with it.   265 more words

DeForest Area High School

The Roaring Fork Conservancy is working to get Cattle Creek off the 303(d) list

From Aspen Public Radio (Elizabeth Stewart-Severy):

Roaring Fork Conservancy has been studying the creek since 2015, and water quality coordinator Chad Rudow told commissioners Monday that research shows parts of the creek are healthier than the state thought.

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Colorado Water

River Corridor Plan Highlights Strategies to Improve Water Quality and Flood Resilience in Moretown

With support from a Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Ecosystem Restoration Grant, the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) and Bear Creek Environmental, LLC recently completed a Stream Geomorphic Assessment and River Corridor Plan for the Mad River, Jones Brook, and their tributaries. 250 more words

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Fountain Creek: Lower Ark and other agencies wonder if the @EPA will stay the course on lawsuit v. #ColoradoSprings

From The Colorado Springs Independent (Pam Zubeck):

…in November 2016, the EPA and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment sued, alleging violations of the Clean Water Act and the city’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit to discharge into creeks, streams and rivers.

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Colorado Water

Larimer County and the Big Thompson Watershed Coalition score $175,342 for river restoration

Photo credit Big Thompson Watershed Coalition.

Photo credit Big Thompson Watershed Coalition.

Photo credit Big Thompson Watershed Coalition.

The Big Thompson River September 14, 2013 via The Denver Post… 329 more words

Colorado Water

Council to consider "Do Not Knock" list for solicitors; fire chief to recruit

By Karen Cornelius

Fire chief’s report/new station/recruitment: The Health and Safety Committee met on Monday night, April 9. Fire chief Chris Stempowski reported 23 incidents in March with a total for the year so far at 48. 1,235 more words

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