Archive - Jul 2009


July 29th

July 27, 2009--S. Colorado water pipeline schedule pushed back (U.S. Water News)

Construction of a $1.1 billion pipeline to carry water from Pueblo Dam to Colorado Springs has been pushed back by four years because of new estimates on when it will be needed.

July 27, 2009--Boom in hydropower pits fish against climate (L.A. Times)

The ability of the nation's aging hydroelectric dams to produce energy free of the curse of greenhouse gas emissions and Middle Eastern politics has suddenly made them financially attractive -- thanks

July 27, 2009--EPA looks at effects of waste plants on minorities, poor (L.A. Times)

The Environmental Protection Agency is focusing on the effect of hazardous waste recycling plants on minorities and low-income communities.

July 27th

July 26, 2009--Aspenites can get smart about water, electricity consumption (Aspen Times)

The city has taken its first steps toward implementing a smart grid — delivering electricity using digital technology to save energy, reduce costs and increase reliability.

July 25, 2009--Battlement Mesa metro district offers to pump Antero's water (Glenwood Springs Post Independent)

A mystery of sorts hangs over the question of where Antero Resources, the gas drilling company planning to sink up to 200 wells in the Battlement Mesa neighborhood, is going to get the water to be used in

July 25, 2009--City scientists, CSU Extension help with water reuse study (Grand Junction Sentinel)

In the near future, states such as Colorado may rely on “gray water,” which is a term for water already used once in showers, baths, bathroom sinks and washing machines.

July 24, 2009--Study offers 5 options to reshape Long Beach's breakwater (L.A. Times)

Just off downtown Long Beach, where freighters queue up to unload much of the nation's imported goods, a long wall of rock rises from the waves, encrusted with mussels and crawling with crabs.