Domestic Water

March 27, 2009--New water district seeks funding ideas (Durango Herald)

Members of the board of the La Plata-Archuleta Water District  looked to see if residents were willing to pay for rural water needs in the face of countywide growth Thursday night at a public meeting

March 27, 2009--Rainwater collection bill clears House (Pueblo Chieftain)

Rural residents of the state could use a limited amount of water collected from their rooftops under a bill that won preliminary approval in the Colorado House on Thursday.

March 22, 2009--Grand Junction, Ute Water officials see threat to water storage (Grand Junction Sentinel)

The possibility that Gov. Bill Ritter could back a proposal for prohibiting water storage in roadless areas of national forests in Colorado has some Western Slope water suppliers worried.

February 25, 2009--Telski hopes to store more water from the San Miguel (Telluride Daily Planet)

In a bid to augment its ability to both store water and enhance snowmaking, the Telluride Ski and Golf Company, jointly with the Town of Mountain Village, filed a request to store more of the water it draw

February 24, 2009--County approves SDS (Canon City Daily Record)

The Fremont County Commissioners unanimously approved a Special Review Use permit this morning to allow construction of the massive, $1.1 billion Southern Delivery System through Fremont County.

October 6, 2008--Northern water schedule pushed back (Fort Morgan Times)

The funding and construction schedule for a large water project in which Fort Morgan plans to participate has been pushed back a year. The Northern Integrated Supply Project, or NISP, had been scheduled to begin construction in 2011.


August 1, 2008--LAPLAWD, opponents debate rural water system (Pine River Times)

Arguments for and against a rural domestic water system were presented to Pine River Rotary Club members on July 23. The district is needed because water wells in many part of the county depend on traditional flood irrigation for re-charge.


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