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2015 Colorado legislation: Water basins could have costly legal ramifications for El Paso County -- @csgazette

From The Colorado Springs Gazette (Ryan Maye Handy):

More than two dozen El Paso County water basins that hold back flood debris and ensure local water quality are caught up in an unforeseen battle over water rights, putting the basins at the mercy of state lawmakers.

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Colorado Water

Why are cities using retention basins and rain gardens?

Q: As I watch various commercial or residential real estate development projects in my community, I observe more features related to storm water management as compared to older developments–retention basins, rain gardens, concrete lined channels, and pumping stations to name a few. 447 more words

Conservation

Md. House Chairman Pledges To Work On Stormwater Fee Bill

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The chairman of a Maryland House committee says he is making a measure to end state-mandated fees for stormwater remediation a priority. 119 more words

Local

Consultation document

The consultation document (formerly known as the “Long Term Plan” or LTP) outlines where council intends to spend your money over the next 10 years (from 2015 to 2025). 2,390 more words

Debt

Why Water Quality Matters

This guest post was written by Kellen Lauer.  Kellen just completed her Master’s degree in Marine Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill.  She studies recreational water quality in the… 1,287 more words

How Do We Science?

"Normal Hike"

Is it possible for a forester to just hike like an everyday person on a hike???  Now don’t go taking that in any other way, basically when I go out walking with someone else, who is not a forester, I feel like a weirdo!  337 more words

Conservation

Digging It

We’ve lived in our house nearly fifteen years, which is the exact amount of time that I’ve wanted to make our driveway smaller and my garden larger.  531 more words