User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Water Quality :: Stormwater Management
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Waikiki water tested for bacteria after sewage spill 27.8.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's white sand beaches in Waikiki were mostly deserted after officials warned the public about a half-million-gallon sewage spill in Ala Moana Beach Park, which is adjacent to the world-famous tourist destination.
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Sewage spill prompts closure of famed Hawaii beach 25.8.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
HONOLULU (AP) — Most of the famed beach fronting Waikiki was closed after heavy rains triggered a half-million gallon sewage spill near Hawaii's world-famous tourist district, officials said.
Residents get water-quality assurance after Gold King Mine spill 21.8.2015 Durango Herald
Four days after the Gold King Mine spill, more than 600 area residents attended a community meeting full of anger and pointed fingers.On Thursday night, the turnout was far diminished, with about 150 people showing up at Miller Middle School to get the latest updates, responding with applause to local officials talking about their...
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Sewer-plant decision goes to the public 19.8.2015 Durango Herald
Durango’s wastewater-treatment plant may be destined to stay in Santa Rita Park, but some residents question whether the city has looked hard enough for an alternative location.The Durango City Council moved forward to put a question about a sewer-plant project on the November ballot and ask the community to allow the city to...
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Awaiting water 14.8.2015 Durango Herald
Metal loads in the Animas River have returned to “pre-event” levels, and at some La Plata County farms, water started to flow again Thursday. But some property owners are still waiting for test results on sediment that found its way into irrigation ditches before opening up headgates.Crews flushed mining sediment from...
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Durangoans question sewer-plant options 13.8.2015 Durango Herald
Residents told city staff and consultants Wednesday they believe alternatives for new sewer plant location have not been fully explored.“No realistic alternatives have been presented so far,” said Dick Reitz, a concerned resident.A consultant told the Durango City Council on Tuesday the two options for moving the...
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Inopportune time for a bath 13.8.2015 Durango Herald
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Move or remodel sewer plant? 12.8.2015 Durango Herald
Moving the sewer plant to a new site would cost tens of millions of dollars more than a remodel of the current plant in Santa Rita Park.After consultants presented an analysis of the two alternative sewer plant sites Tuesday, Durango city councilors expressed some dismay at the potential hefty price tags for new sites and the...
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Goodbye fair, hello EPA command central? 11.8.2015 Durango Herald
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Guest Commentary: Give Kholghy family chance to clear blight designation 28.7.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
The city of Glendale has stated that it will not seek eminent domain proceedings against MAK Investment LLC and the Authentic Persian and Oriental Rugs on Colorado Boulevard.
Mike Trout carries American League to MLB All-Star Game win 15.7.2015 Durango Herald
By Ronald BlumAP Baseball WriterCINCINNATI – Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball’s new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats had walked off the field.Trout became the first player in 38 years to homer leading off an All-Star Game, then became the first...
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City gets another bill: Stormwater upgrades 15.7.2015 Durango Herald
A lot of things have changed in Durango since 1982 – the town is far more spread out, and the population has grown by more than 50 percent.One thing that hasn’t changed: The city of Durango’s stormwater master plan. At a study session Tuesday, the Durango City Council heard from the Community Development...
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City of Steamboat, housing authority collaborate on water/sewer project at enduring mobile home park 15.7.2015 Steamboat Pilot
Construction crews from Connell Resources began work Monday on an unglamorous, but critical, $1.5 million utility project intended to help keep one of Steamboat’s workforce housing neighborhoods along the Yampa River viable for decades to come. The replacement of water and sewer lines in Fish Creek Mobile Home Park, owned by the Yampa Valley Housing Authority, is being undertaken at the same time Connell will also up-size a nearby city sanitary sewer interceptor. The park has 67 mobile homes with close access to parks, grocery shopping and the walkable, bikeable Yampa River Core Trail running along its western boundary. The city lent the Housing Authority $954,000 in 2007 to help with the purchase of the mobile home park from Bob and Audrey Enever, who had owned it for 33 years. The Housing Authority took out an additional bank loan of $2.58 million, counting on lot rent to cover the debt. That debt has since been refinanced, allowing the Housing Authority to leverage a loan through the Colorado Water ...
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Steamboat briefs: Core trail to temporarily close for sewer work 11.7.2015 Steamboat Pilot
The Yampa River Core Trail will be closed to through traffic from Pine Grove Road to Trafalgar Drive beginning Monday and continuing one to two weeks so that crews can replace a sewer line. The city’s contractor, Connell Resources, will set up the closure, which is anticipated to run through July 24. Access from the Core Trail to Emerald Park and to the west gate of the Botanic Park will still be available from Trafalgar Drive, but will not be available from Pine Grove. For more information, call the City Utilities Department at 970-871-8211. Children’s crane festival coloring contest underway The 2015 Yampa Valley Crane Festival Coloring Contest is underway, and children ages 3 through 12 are encouraged to participate. Pick up and drop off the sandhill crane scene to be colored and decorated at the children’s section of the Bud Werner Memorial Library, the Hayden Library, the entrance booth at Stagecoach State Park, Circle 7 Gallery, Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, Creekside Restaurant, The Homesteader, ...
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Drainage project in I-70 deal aims to cut flooding in northeast Denver 5.7.2015 Denver Post: News: Local
After a recent afternoon storm deluged Denver, police officers helped motorists caught in a fast-forming lake that formed near East 39th Avenue and Holly ...
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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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