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Category: Water Quality :: Stormwater Management
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Charlie Blackmon hammers a homer in the 12th inning to rally the Rockies at Cleveland 10.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
CLEVELAND — Monotony settled over the Rockies’ lineup Wednesday afternoon, their offense doing little. In two games against the defending American League champion Indians, Colorado mustered just two runs over the first 17 innings. But they played four more innings Wednesday afternoon. The Rockies scored the tying run in the ninth, then won the game […]
Utah cities criticized for padding their budgets with user fees instead of raising taxes 11.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Each year since 2011, Sandy has diverted about $1.2 million from water sales revenue into its general fund to balance the budget. Several residents this year decided they were sick of it. If the city needs more money, they say, it should be transparent and raise property taxes. These critics have the ear of state Auditor John Dougall, whose office wrote two letters saying the practice isn’t illegal but should be clearer. The residents also highlighted an issue that irked some lawmakers were irk...
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New lawsuit challenges I-70 project ahead of legal deadline 10.7.2017 Denver Post: Local
At least one group has filed a lawsuit ahead of the Monday deadline for any remaining legal challenges of the $1.2 billion expansion of Interstate 70.
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Mike Moustakas, Justin Turner elected to All-Star teams in run-off vote 7.7.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner and Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas have been elected to the All-Star Game in online voting for the final initial roster spots.
Denver firefighters’ free man from storm drain along I-25 1.7.2017 Denver Post: Local
A man trapped in a storm drain on Interstate 25 Friday was freed by firefighters.
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Utah calls for crackdown on special-purpose districts at high risk for fraud and abuse 22.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
A hidden level of Utah government — nearly 500 entities that spend $3.5 billion a year to provide limited services such as water, sewer, recreation, police or fire protection — is rife with “poor governance and weak oversight,” a new audit says. So House Speaker Greg Hughes and Senate President Wayne Niederhauser warned such agencies Tuesday that they will “aggressively review” their compliance with a new list of best practices suggested by the legislative auditor general’s office. “We intend to...
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The Colorado River is shrinking because of climate change 15.6.2017 High Country News Most Recent
A long-term drought threatens Western cities’ water supplies.
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Future of streets, golf courses and Twilight remain unknown as Salt Lake City Council approves tight budget 14.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
With few alterations (see: golf), the Salt Lake City Council approved a $273 million budget proposal from Mayor Jackie Biskupski that includes water and sewer rate increases and a property tax hike for the city’s libraries. That the budget passed with little fuss owed to the council’s willingness to table bigger-picture debates with the mayor’s office (see again: golf), as well as a tidy solution to a $1 million shortfall that was discovered days before Tuesday night’s unanimous vote. “The budge...
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SLC is raising taxes, but residents will pay less 14.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
With few alterations (see: golf), the Salt Lake City Council approved a $273 million budget proposal from Mayor Jackie Biskupski that includes water and sewer rate increases and a property tax hike for the city’s libraries. That the budget passed with little fuss owed to the council’s willingness to table bigger-picture debates with the mayor’s office (see again: golf), as well as a tidy solution to a $1 million shortfall that was discovered days before Tuesday night’s unanimous vote. “The budge... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Drowning fears spike in West as rivers surge with snowmelt 13.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Yosemite National Park, Calif. • Massive waterfalls in Yosemite National Park and rivers raging in mountains throughout the western United States are thundering with greater force than they have for years — and proving deadly as warm weather melts the deepest mountain snowpack in recent memory. Record snowfall on towering Western peaks this winter virtually eliminated California’s five-year drought and it is now melting rapidly. But it has contributed to at least 14 river deaths and prompted off...
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Lamborn, Pruitt under pressure to continue EPA lawsuit against Colorado Springs 9.6.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
A voter-created water conservation board representing southeast Colorado has become the latest group to urge the Environmental Protection Agency not to drop its stormwater lawsuit against Colorado Springs following news that U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn has been lobbying the agency to forgo its legal action.
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Teams recover body of man who died in run-off swollen Utah creek 7.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Sandy • Search and rescue workers Tuesday recovered the body of a 22-year-old Taylorsville man from Bells Canyon, two days after he fell into its surging, runoff-swollen creek while hiking with friends. Unified Police Lt. Brian Lohrke confirmed that the remains of Siaosi Brown were secured near the creek’s lower falls area and then loaded onto a Department of Public Safety helicopter about 9 a.m. “The effort boiled down to hands and ropes,” Lohrke said. “The water was flowing so hard, and he was...
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High-flowing Utah rivers not done rising 6.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Utahns should avoid most rivers, at least in the northern portion of the state, until the snowmelt-driven surge in water flows dies down in the next few weeks. Southern Utah rivers have already begun to return to normal — winter snowpack in that region has already melted off, according to the monthly Utah Climate and Water Report from the Natural Resources Conservation Service. But some snow remains in the mountains of northern Utah, which means its rivers — including the Bear, Logan, Weber and... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Team will try again to recover body of man who died at Utah canyon 6.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Search and Rescue teams are expected to return to Bells Canyon on Tuesday to try again to recover the body of a 22-year-old man who fell into the creek and falls. Sheriff Jim Winder said that Siaosi Brown’s remains were spotted by a Department of Public Safety helicopter about 8:30 a.m. Monday, a short distance downstream from where he fell Sunday evening while hiking with friends along the Bell Canyon Trail. The sheriff said it will be a technically difficult operation that may require 20 trai... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Last chance for public comment on Salt Lake City budget that includes hike in library tax, sewer, water rates 6.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s 2017-18 budget has encountered little resistance from council members or constituents ahead of Tuesday’s final scheduled opportunity for public comment. Although proposed rate and tax increases would cost a typical resident about $100 per year, only two dozen speakers weighed in at two previous public comment sessions. The budget is expected to be voted upon June 13. The average residential sewer customer would see an increase of nearly $60 per year in se... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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GOP congressman on Islamic terror suspects: ‘Kill them all’ 6.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • The weekend terror attack in London shows that the free world “is at war with Islamic horror,” says a Republican congressman, adding that “radicalized Islamic suspects” should be hunted down and killed. Rep. Clay Higgins of Louisiana wrote Sunday in a Facebook post: “Kill them all. For the sake of all that is good and righteous. Kill them all.” Higgins, a former sheriff’s captain known as the “Cajun John Wayne,” was elected to Congress last year representing southwest and south cent...
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Searchers find body of man who drowned in runoff-swollen Bell Canyon Creek 5.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Sandy • Salt Lake County Search and Rescue crews located the body of a 22-year-old Taylorsville man Monday morning, the day after he tumbled into the runoff-swollen waters of Bell Canyon Creek. Sheriff Jim Winder on said that Siaosi Brown’s remains were spotted by a Department of Public Safety helicopter about 8:30 a.m., a short distance downstream from where he fell Sunday evening while hiking with friends along the Bell Canyon Trail. Brown entered the cold, rushing waters of the creek in the “...
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Search resumes for man missing in runoff-swollen Bell Canyon Creek 5.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Salt Lake County Search and Rescue crews renewed efforts Monday to find a man who fell into the runoff-swollen waters of Bell Canyon Creek Sunday evening. Unified Police Lt. Brian Lohrke said the 22-year-old man was hiking with friends along the Bell Canyon Trail, just above the creek’s “first falls” area, when he tumbled into the cold, rushing water and was swept downstream. When his friends did not see him resurface they called 911. Along with SAR crews and Unified Fire Authority personnel, a ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Wickstrom: Fishing getting hot as the weather warms 1.6.2017 Denver Post: Outdoors
It's that time of the year again.  The lake and reservoir fishing in Colorado is really getting good, the runoff in the rivers is beginning in earnest and the weather is beckoning anglers to get outside. All of this comes together to create a conundrum for Colorado fly anglers.  The high flows and the muddy water can make for difficult and even dangerous conditions and many fly fishers seem reluctant to turn to still water fishing.
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Head of Pueblo County commissioners says Lamborn should “stay out” of EPA’s Colorado Springs stormwater lawsuit 31.5.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
The president of Pueblo County's commissioners says U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn needs to stay out of the EPA's Fountain Creek storm-water lawsuit against Colorado Springs, calling for other members of Colorado's congressional delegation to ensure the legal process plays out.
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