Archive - 2009

January 2nd

January 1, 2009--Prescott wins battle in groundwater fight (U.S. Water News)

The Arizona Department of Water Resources has decided that water tapped from the Big Chino aquifer will count toward the Prescott area's 100-year assured water supply.

January 1, 2009--Kan. AG says water decision only part of long process (U.S. Water News)

The Kansas attorney general's office is downplaying a recent, adverse decision in arbitration over the Republican River.

January 1, 2009--Battle over Little Lake heats up (L.A. Times)

The latest round in the battle between a private hunting club and a geothermal plant for control of an Owens Valley aquifer got underway today with the release of a 900-page final environmental impact repo

January 1, 2009--Coal-ash spill raises regulation fear (Denver Post)

U.S. power companies may face billions of dollars a year in new costs after last week's coal-sludge spill in east Tennessee if the accident results in regulating their wastes as toxic.

December 31, 2008--Wastewater plant project on track for summer (Pagosa Springs Sun)

Delays in the engineering phase of a new wastewater treatment plant in Pagosa Springs will not likely push back construction of the project, according to sanitation department supervisor Phil Starks.

December 31, 2008--Buena Vista to get $200,000 COGO grant for River Park (Buena Vista Chaffee County Times)

The Town of Buena Vista was notified by the Great Outdoors Colorado board that the Town's request for $200,000 from the Local Parks and Outdoor Recreation Grant Program has been approved.

December 31, 2008--Crews track down source of Milliken water leak (Greeley Tribune)

It took two days of methodical, around-the-clock efforts on the part of public works crews — and eventually some late-night fence-climbing skills — but officials now know why the water went out in Milliken