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News about Boulder Creek Watershed Issues

Proposed legislation focuses on water resource use in power generation (2/02/04)
US Forest Service proposes a new management plan to protect the South Platte River (2/02/04)
City of Boulder's Lakewood Pipeline passes second pressure test (1/30/04)
Colorado Water Supply Initiative predicts need for significant new water resources statewide (1/29/04)
Safe disposal of expired pharmaceuticals not well defined (1/25/04)
The Federal Government has released a Platte River management plan study (1/25/04)
Colorado Water Availabilty Task Force not yet concerned about local water supplies (1/23/04)
Colorado Drought Task Force warns of continuing dry conditions especially along the Front Range (1/21/04)
Water tap fees surging in metro area suburbs needing new water sources (1/19/04)
Below average South Platte snow pack sustains concern for upcoming year (1/19/04)
Lefthand canyon homeowners sue Xcel over Overland wildfire (1/15/04)
Supreme Court case could impact Colorado's many transmountain water diversions (1/12/04)
City of Boulder has scheduled 2 public meetings and an online survey to consider new water utility rate structure. (1/9/04)
Front Range snowpack cause of concern amidst generally positive state wide levels (1/2/04)
The season's first INSTARR snowpack report is generally optimistic though local snowpack below average. (12/31/03)
Water district condemnation powers used to seize land for future development (12/22/03)
Federal government seeks to suppress information on potential chemical risks to communities. (12/21/03)
Boulder based Western Resource Advocates has released a comparative study of urban water use in the Southwestern United States (12/10/03)
The Colorado Water Quality Control Division has released a draft assessment of Colorado's impaired stream segements including sections of Boulder Creek. (12/08/03)
The Boulder Creek Millennium Baseline Study of pesticide, hormone and pharmaceutical contaminants in Boulder Creek is now available from the USGS. (12/02/03)
Colorado River Return Reconnaissance Study (summary) and (full report) now available in PDF from the Colorado Water Conservation Board www site. (11/19/03)
Colorado River Return Reconnaissance Study (aka "The Big Straw") estimates cost of $3.8 - 15 billion. (11/18/03)
NCWCD "Windy Gap Firming" project reviews a Little Thompson reservoir site outside Lyons.

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