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MWH gets $11.9 million contract to design Chimney Hollow Reservoir

From BizWest (Doug Storum):

Engineering and consulting firm MWH Global Inc. in Broomfield, a division of Canada-based Stantec Inc., has received an $11.9 million contract to design the Chimney Hollow Reservoir dam that will be located between Loveland and Longmont.

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Michigan Ditch tunnel bore slows, new cutters for boring machine on order

From The Fort Collins Coloradoan (Kevin Duggan):

A stretch of unusually hard rock inside a mountain near Cameron Pass has slowed a tunneling project aimed at shoring up Fort Collins’ water supply.

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Longmont councillors want rate payers to weigh in on paying for Windy Gap supply

From the Longmont Times-Call (Karen Antonucci):

The Longmont City Council has opted to participate in the Windy Gap Firming Project, which would construct a reservoir in order to hold some of the water produced by Longmont’s water rights.

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Historic McElmo flume awarded final funding -- The Cortez Journal

From The Cortez Journal (Jim Mimiaga):

A recently constructed interpretive pullout off U.S. Highway 160 east of Cortez showcases the wooden irrigation flume, which was built in the 1890s to deliver water to the Ute Mountain tribe and pioneer farms.

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#ColoradoRiver: "Killing the #Colorado" spotlights new solutions -- American Rivers #COriver

From American Rivers (Sinjin Eberle):

I have noticed a lot of chatter lately about the situation at Lake Mead. Dramatic overuse, prolonged drought, and the effects of increased temperatures have led to a historically low volume of water stored in the largest reservoir on the Colorado River.

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CFWE: Collaborative Water Management Tour, Roaring Fork Watershed September 12, 2016

Click here for the inside skinny and to register. Draft agenda. From the website:

Join the Colorado Foundation for Water Education for a one-day tour of the Roaring Fork Watershed that will showcase exemplary collaborative water management projects.

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@USBR: The next Aspinall Unit operations meeting is Thursday #ColoradoRiver #COriver

From email from Reclamation (Eric Knight):

The next Aspinall Operations meeting will be held this Thursday, August 18th at the Elk Creek Visitor Center at Blue Mesa Reservoir.

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