User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Water Quality :: Stormwater Management
Last updated: Jun 19 2015 12:39 IST RSS 2.0
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Wet May saves water prospects 19.6.2015 Durango Herald
A “miracle May” has turned around grim water-supply prospects for the region, at least for this year, several speakers told the Upper Colorado River Commission on Thursday in Durango.The commission has one representative from each of the four Upper Colorado River Basin states (Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and New Mexico) and one...
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Boulder Creek closed for swimming, tubing due to high, fast waters 17.6.2015 Denver Post: Local
The closure went into effect at noon today, according to the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, and bans swimming and floating in the city areas of the creek and floating in the Boulder County areas of the ...
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City lands $1M for sewer design 16.6.2015 Durango Herald
The Durango City Council accepted a $1 million grant Monday for the engineering and design of a new sewer plant.The grant from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs can be used if the council elects to remodel the current Durango Waste Water Treatment Plant or build a new plant further downstream from Santa Rita Park, said City...
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Colorado’s rainbow trout recovering 15.6.2015 Durango Herald
After being devastated by whirling disease in the 1990s, Colorado’s rainbow trout populations are recovering in most major rivers, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials said.“It’s been a long road, but bringing back populations of fish that were essentially extirpated from Colorado can only be called a huge...
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Denver District 11: Stacie Gilmore handily defeats Sean Bradley 3.6.2015 Denver Post: Local
Fast-growing City Council District 11 in far northeast Denver will be represented during the next four years by Stacie Gilmore, who beat Sean Bradley, in their runoff election ...
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Denver District 2: Early returns show Kevin Flynn leading John Kidd 3.6.2015 Denver Post: Local
Kevin Flynn, a former journalist, has a slight edge over businessman John Kidd in southwest Denver's council ...
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Denver District 10: Wayne New on track to beat Anna Jones 3.6.2015 Denver Post: Local
Development, one of the hottest issues in Denver, played prominently in the runoff election where Wayne New is on track to defeat Anna Jones in City Council District ...
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Denver City Council runoff results expected after 7 p.m. poll closing 3.6.2015 Denver Post: All Political News
The final four seats on the Denver City Council will be decided Tuesday night as runoff elections end.
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Denver runoff elections for City Council near finish line 2.6.2015 Denver Post: All Political News
Voters in four Denver City Council districts have a final chance Tuesday to choose between candidates locked in runoffs.
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Cronin and Loevy: John Suthers moving from pot laws to potholes 30.5.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Recently retired and term-limited Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, 63, will be sworn in on Tuesday as the mayor of Colorado Springs.
Hearing on finance complaint against Denver runoff candidate Sean Bradley wraps up 30.5.2015 Denver Post: All Political News
Attorney Wayne Vaden, left, addresses hearing officer William A. Hobbs on Friday morning at the start of a hearing on a finance complaint against Denver City Council candidate Sean Bradley.
Deaths highlight hidden danger from municipal storm drains 28.5.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The drowning of an Oklahoma firefighter and a Texas teenager in storms that swept through the Southwest highlight the persistent dangers posed by storm drains that help protect neighborhoods during flash flooding but can suck in unsuspecting residents and rescue workers.
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More voting centers open this week for Denver City Council runoffs 27.5.2015 Denver Post: Local
Three voter service centers opened Tuesday outside downtown Denver for the final week before the June 2 runoff ...
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Steamboat briefs: Commissioners to hear school district master plan 26.5.2015 Steamboat Pilot
The Steamboat Springs School District’s facility master plan options will be presented to the Board of Routt County Commissioners at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the commissioners hearing room located in the historic courthouse, 522 Lincoln Ave. The presentation is open to the public. Live birds to be displayed during Yampatika event Yampatika will celebrate International Migratory Bird Day from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Bud Werner Memorial Library and Little Toots Park. There will be a bird story time with special appearances by Woodsy Owl and Talon. Live birds from Nature’s Educators in Denver will be on display, and there will be bird-themed arts and crafts offered for children. Adults will have the opportunity to learn how to attract more birds to their gardens. The free event is sponsored by Colorado Parks and Wildlife, U.S. Forest Service, Yampa Valley Birding Club, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory and the library. Fifth Street stormwater treatment project underway The ...
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Steamboat briefs: Fifth Street stormwater project gets underway 23.5.2015 Steamboat Pilot
The city of Steamboat Springs and Duckels Construction will begin construction on a stormwater treatment project at Fifth and Yampa streets beginning Tuesday. Two-way traffic will be maintained between Yampa Street and Lincoln Avenue, however, some parking will be closed. Vehicular traffic using River Road and Fifth Street should expect periodic delays, and there may be pedestrian and bicycle detours during certain phases of construction. The public is urged to use caution and slow down for the cone zone. The project will include the installation of an underground stormwater treatment device in-line with the existing storm sewer along Fifth Street between Yampa Street and the alley. Once complete, this project will help remove litter, oil, sediment and other pollutants from stormwater runoff before it discharges into the Yampa River. Construction is expected to last until June 5, depending on weather conditions and work progress. Business survey deadline is extended until June 3 Businesses that received ...
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PHOTOS: Oil spill in California spreads across nine miles of coast 22.5.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — An oil spill from a ruptured onshore pipeline that fouled beaches and threatened wildlife along a scenic stretch of the California coast spread across 9 miles of
Recent rains reveal vulnerability in Boulder's sewer system 21.5.2015 Denver Post: Local
When sustained rains saturated the ground and pushed creeks out of their banks earlier this month, Boulder Creek did something it has only done once before, in September ...
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California oil sop-up starts, thousands of gallons gathered 21.5.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — More than 6,000 gallons of oil had been raked, skimmed and vacuumed from a spill that stretched across 9 miles of California coast in a cleanup effort that is now going 24 hours a day, officials said, but that's some of the sticky, stinking goo that escaped from a broken pipeline.
Denver council candidate declines to say if he'd quit Urban League job 21.5.2015 Denver Post: Local
Sean Bradley is seeking a seat on the Denver City Council, a job that's considered full-time, but he declined in an interview this week to say if he'd quit his current job if he wins a June ...
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Video: John Kidd and Kevin Flynn discuss their Denver District 2 City Council runoff election 21.5.2015 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver City Council candidates in District 2 talk to Denver Post politics reporter Jon Murray about their runoff election.
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