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Construction resumes on Fountain Creek through Pueblo

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

Work is resuming on a dangerous portion of Fountain Creek through Pueblo.

The Army Corps of Engineers is overseeing a $750,000 project to install articulated concrete blocks — held together by cable in a mat and anchored to the ground — along the Fountain Creek bank near the 13th Street Exit on Interstate 25.

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Colorado Water

Colorado Springs faces possible action from the EPA over stormwater permit violations

From The Colorado Springs Gazette (Billie Stanton Anleu):

Colorado Springs repeatedly has violated its water quality permit and now faces a potential federal lawsuit, the U.S.

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Colorado Water

Trees, Hot Cities and Water

Re-thinking trees and rainwater

The connections between trees, stormwater, and the soil / water web are not always obvious in our cities and towns.  With the approach of El Nino, it will help to maintain a broad view of climate change and long-term drought, and to keep in mind the human inclination toward the hydro-illogical cycle! 511 more words


Drainage district sends out notices of impending fees -- The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

From The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Gary Harmon):

Several thousand Mesa County businesses and governments received notices this week of the bills they will get in January from the Grand Valley Drainage District.

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Colorado Water

Larimer Co. struggles with one-size-fits-all floodway rules -- Fort Collins Coloradan

From the Fort Collins Coloradoan (Nick Coltrain):

The Larimer County Commission on Monday put the brakes on floodway regulations that focused on a Laporte neighborhood but that would have been felt county-wide.

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Boulder County officials see 2016 flood-recovery expenses approaching $76.8M -- Boulder Daily Camera

From the Boulder Daily Camera (John Fryar):

Ongoing or in-the-pipeline projects could cost as much as $76.8 million in 2016. Most of these projects are aimed at repairing the September 2013 floods’ damages to county roads, bridges, parks, open space areas — as well as services and programs to assist Boulder County residents and property owners still recovering from the floods.

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Colorado Water

Montgomery County Stormwater Case Reaches Court of Appeals

A November 5, 2015, Daily Record article reported that the Maryland Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in Montgomery County’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit case. 431 more words