User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Water Quality :: Stormwater Management
Last updated: Jul 28 2015 04:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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