Water Treatment

June 7, 2008--Solar panels coming to Aspen’s water plant (Aspen Daily News)

The city of Aspen’s water treatment plant is purchasing solar panels and taking other steps officials hope will lead to the plant’s being run completely on renewable energy within five years.

May 30, 2008--Arsenal deal opens tap for cleanup (Denver Post)

Colorado's quarter-century-long legal tussle over groundwater pollution at the former Rocky Mountain Arsenal ended Thursday with the announcement of a historic $35 million settlement. Shell Oil Co. and the U.S.

April 27, 2008--Water failing state's tests (Denver Post)

People in 37 small communities across the state are drinking tap water that violates new health standards for radioactive contaminants, according to state records. Health officials are now trying to help those water systems — serving 30,000 people — remove the naturally occurring uranium and radium radionuclides, which pose a threat of cancer and kidney damage.

February 12, 2008--EPA not pursuing effluent guidelines for drinking water (American Water Works Association)

The US Environmental Protection Agency  has determined that it will not actively pursue development of an effluent guideline for drinking water treatment plants.

December 15, 2007--Rifle sees big jump in water demand (Grand Junction Daily Sentinel)

The city’s engineering consultant, Schmueser Gordon Meyer Inc. of Glenwood Springs, recently told the Rifle City Council that water treatment capacity must increase within the next three to five years to handle growth from a number of large planned subdivisions.

December 5, 2007--Plant overhaul doubles water capacity (Ouray News)

Testing of a new system at Ridgway's water plant should be complete over the next several weeks and then soon replace the community's current filter system. The fully automated system will allow for more water to be processed, which will meet the growth of the town and water usage, said Dan Bartashius, the Town of Ridgway's licensed operator of the water plant.

Operator Training and Certification Review--Pueblo West, CO

04/17/2007 8:00 am
04/20/2007 5:00 pm

Sponsored by the Colorado Rural Water Association.  For more information and/or to register call (710) 545-6748.

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