Lake Pueblo

March 31, 2010--Mussel watch: State finds less, expects more (Pueblo Chieftain)

Two years ago, after larvae of zebra mussels were confirmed at Lake Pueblo, the state mobilized to stop the spread of invasive aquatic species. The public education and inspection campaigns have apparently paid off, as little evidence of zebra or quagga mussels was found in the state in 2009, according to a recent report by the Division of Wildlife to the state Legislature.


October 23, 2009--Potential storage project interests Lower Ark district (Pueblo Chieftain)

A plan to build a pair of reservoirs downstream from Lake Pueblo has drawn some interest from the Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District. “You definitely get the point in this project,” Prowers County Director Leroy Mauch said Wednesday.


July 14, 2009--Chostner gives county's water defense (Pueblo Chieftain)

Pueblo County Commissioner Jeff Chostner told Rotary Club 43 members Monday that there's another side to Pueblo West's problem with the county.

May 22, 2009--Water deal sparks visits from Congress (Pueblo Chieftain)

Three members of Congress will come to the Arkansas Valley next week to listen to opinions of residents on water issues. The meetings were sparked by an agreement between Aurora and Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District as a potential settlement in a federal court case.


May 13, 2009--Conservancy district, Aurora argue water case (Pueblo Chieftain)

Proponents of a plan to export Arkansas Valley water to Aurora are asserting that the plan benefits almost everyone in the basin except possibly a small group opposed to it. The Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District and Aurora made that argument Tuesday in a new filing in U.S. District Court in Denver. The plan relies on a 40-year contract that Aurora and the U.S.


April 5, 2009--Mercury mystery in state waters (Denver Post)

The idyllic scene — calm, slate-blue waters fringed by evergreens and snow — belied the problem: a build-up of dangerous mercury in the reservoir's walleye. The heavy metal, however, isn't found in fish in all lakes or all species in tainted lakes — a phenomenon in Colorado and in other parts of the country.


April 5, 2009--Mercury mystery in state waters (Denver Post)

The idyllic scene — calm, slate-blue waters fringed by evergreens and snow — belied the problem: a build-up of dangerous mercury in the reservoir's walleye. The heavy metal, however, isn't found in fish in all lakes or all species in tainted lakes — a phenomenon in Colorado and in other parts of the country.


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