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Stormwater: "I really hope the new mayor [John Suthers] puts a higher priority on this issue" -- Jay Winner

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

A move by Colorado Springs to try for federal money to cover costs from storm damage earlier this month got no crocodile tears from Pueblo officials.

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Colorado Water

Rejecting Rain

Stormwater is rainwater made dangerous.  Of all the water on earth, less than 2% of it is fresh and drinkable, and 75% of that is frozen in glaciers.  869 more words

Stormwater BMPs Highlight Cost Effectiveness and Eco-Friendliness

Last April, the city council of Fremont, NE convened to look at their numbers regarding the city’s flood mitigation projects: a viaduct and a levee. Currently, the city is funding the construction of the viaduct, which began a few years ago after voters approved it. 84 more words

2015 Colorado legislation: Stormwater ‘recycling’ could help boost urban water supplies -- The Colorado Independent #coleg

From the Colorado Independent (Bob Berwyn):

Even though the rain-barrel bill got dunked in the Colorado Legislature this year, another measure that could help conserve and reuse urban water on a much larger scale passed without much controversy.

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Colorado Water

Colorado Springs Utilities plans to appeal judgment that favored Pueblo-area rancher -- The Colorado Springs Gazette

From The Colorado Springs Gazette (Billie Stanton Anleu):

Colorado Springs Utilities has filed notice that it intends to appeal a jury’s $4.6 million judgment in favor of rancher Gary Walker, who let Utilities build a 5.5-mile pipeline on his land for the Southern Delivery System.

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Colorado Water

Stormwater Regeneration and Watershed Moments v. 1.0


“Rainwater once it has landed on a surface.”
Brad Lancaster, Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond.

“Stormwater is water that originates during precipitation events. 6,295 more words


Photo of the week: Shortfinned eels

Shortfinned eels—whether evoking ick or awe—are undoubtedly amazing creatures that deserve today’s Photo of the Week profile.

Earlier this week around 50 shortfinned eels were… 90 more words

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