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One state park beach closed after elevated bacteria levels

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Connecticut environmental officials closed one beach due to elevated bacteria levels on Tuesday.

Water at Wadsworth Falls State Park in Middletown will be retested and will be reopened when tests show bacteria levels have returned to required levels. 43 more words

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Stormwater Education Roadshow

By Donny Roush, Urban Waters Program Director, Earth Force

I contend there’s a sweet spot of overlap between stormwater management and STEM education. How’s that? 267 more words

Colorado Foundation For Water Education

A Stream Restoration Case Study from Henrico County, Va.

A June 2016 article by Elliott Robinson of the Richmond Times-Dispatch describes a stream restoration project on Hungary Creek, a tributary in the Chickahominy River/James River basin in Henrico County, Va.  73 more words

Water Quality And Habitat In Chesapeake Bay Tributaries And Coastal Waters

Rainbarrels and Rainwater Harvesting for Water Conservation and Stormwater Management

Last month, Governor Hickenlooper signed HB 16-1005 into law, making rainwater harvesting widely legal in Colorado. Thanks to the legislation, precipitation can now be collected from residential rooftops, provided a maximum of two barrels with a combined storage of 110 gallons or less are used; precipitation is collected from a single-family residence or building that houses no more than four families; collected water is used on the residential property where it is collected; and water is used for outdoor purposes. 492 more words

Colorado Foundation For Water Education

Massive South Platte River flood of 1965 -- 9News.com

From 9News.com (Erin Powell):

On June 16, 1965, South Platte River crested after three straight days of rain, which pushed flood water into local neighborhoods.

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Denver: Steep hike in storm and sanitary rates

From The Denver Post (Carlos Illescas):

Storm and sewer fees will pay for the Platte to Park Hill flood control plan and other projects in the city.

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Construction will close US 34 from October 2016 to June 2017 -- CDOT

From the Colorado Department of Transportation via The Estes Park Trail-Gazette:

The Colorado Department of Transportation announced today that beginning in late October and continuing through early June of 2017, travel on U.S.

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