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News about Boulder Creek Watershed Issues

Larimer County reports the Picnic Rock fire is 100% contained after subsuming an area of 8900 acres (see online fire perimeter map.) (4/05/04)
Boulder's 63nd Street drinking water facility effluent not yet compliant with EPA pretreatment standards (4/06/04)
Declining Lake Powell storage may impact Front Range water supplies (4/04/04)
Niwot Ridge Snowpack report tracks severe decline in local snowpack though March (4/02/04)
Picnic Rock fire grows to 3500 acres as evacuations are ordered for 150 homes (4/02/04)
Conservation and anticipation improve Boulder County's water supply prognosis despite dry spring (4/02/04)
Ditch rider warned to stop dumping diesel fuel into irrigation ditch to remove beavers (4/02/04)
Wildfire season starts early with 1000 acre Picnic Rock fire in Poudre Canyon (4/01/04)
Dry and warm weather results in increasingly serious drought forecast throughout Colorado (4/01/04)
GOP kills bill to require release of Xcel investigation of Overland Fire (3/31/04)
Driest March since 1911 offers little help for Front Range water supplies (3/30/04)
Denver Water considering permanent summer watering restrictions (3/26/04)
Boulder City Council to consider water rate adjustments (3/24/04)
Continuing warm dry weather increases summer drought concerns (3/24/04)
Precipitation outlook poor as firefighters gear up for the fire season (3/22/04)
Lakewood pipeline passes pressure tests for hydroelectric generation (3/19/04)
Continuing dry conditions highlights wildfire risks (3/18/04)
City of Boulder to announce Lakewood pipeline status at Thursday meeting (3/17/04)
Louisville considers drought management plan as summer water supply concerns rise (3/16/04)
Erie plans to double water treatment capacity in anticipation of growth (3/10/04)
Parker receives approval for new 16,000 acre foot reservoir subject to voter approved financing (3/12/04)
State Water Quality Control Commission impaired stream list now includes Boulder Creek segment (3/11/04)
Despite spring storm Denver Water anticipates water restrictions this summer (3/05/04)
Lafayette and Erie adopt landscape guidelines in the face of below average snowpack
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