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Corrosive soils cause Centennial water main break

Denver Water, Colorado’s largest water utility, concluded that corrosion led to the June 14 water main break in Centennial on a residential street near Arapahoe High School. more

City of Englewood receives $38M in federal loan for water infrastructure

The City of Englewood will invest $38 million to improve the quality of its drinking water after securing a federal loan June 7 from the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA.  more

Douglas County will not use COVID funds on San Luis Valley water project

The Douglas County commissioners have decided not to use American Rescue Plan Act dollars on a controversial water supply project but may consider it again in the future. more

Commissioners will release legal memo with decision on water proposal

Following an hour-long closed-door meeting with their legal counsel, the Douglas County commissioners decided they will release a redacted version of two legal memos regarding a controversial water … more

Birds of a feather flock to DMNS

There are plenty of beautiful and important environmental sites that people are aware of - think locations like the Everglades in Florida. But then there are places that might be even more important … more

Sewage treatment plant in Englewood receives millions in federal loan

South Platte Renew in Englewood, Colorado's third-largest sewage treatment plant, will receive $22 million in federal loan money to pay for infrastructure upgrades, modernization of technology and facilities as well as new research initiatives.  more

Commissioners plan to release memo regarding San Luis Valley water project

The Douglas County commissioners plan to release a redacted version of a legal memo prepared for them regarding a hotly debated water proposal later this week. During a Monday work session, the … more

Fort Lupton council approves summer watering restrictions

                Fort Lupton City Council unanimously authorized watering restrictions that begin June … more

Radloff, Blanckaert elected to Castle Pines North Metro District board

Former Castle Pines Mayor Tera Radloff has found a new landing spot for community service, being elected to the Castle Pines North Metro District Board during the May 3 election. more

Fort Lupton entertaining watering restrictions

The city of Fort Lupton is considering watering restrictions this summer. Public Works Director Roy Vestal made the announcement during a City Council study session April 26. Council did not … more

Fort Lupton council opens up the checkbook

Fort Lupton City Council approved contracts and other financial business during its business meeting April 19. Among them was $72,000 to buy more than two tons of zinc ortho phosphate for the … more

How thirsty is Douglas County?

On an average day, 25 people move to Douglas County. Each one needs to drink, shower, water their lawn and wash their dishes. more

Douglas County cancels San Luis Valley live town hall after protest warning

The Douglas County commissioners will no longer host a March 26 live town hall for residents of the San Luis Valley regarding a proposal to pump water from the valley to the Front Range. more

Bennet, Hickenlooper oppose plan to export groundwater from San Luis Valley to Douglas County

Both of Colorado’s U.S. Senators will oppose a project currently being considered by the Douglas County commissioners to import groundwater to their community from the San Luis Valley, the … more

22 years of drought in Colorado

The hot and dry conditions that have gripped the southwestern United States since 2000 account for the driest 22-year period on record stretching back 1,200 years, according to a study published Feb. … more

An alternative to San Luis Valley water plan

I am opposed to the plan for Douglas County to purchase water rights from the San Luis Valley. Considering that up to 50% of residential water use is for landscaping, here is an alternative. more

Big spending slated for High Line Canal

Over the next 15 years, Arapahoe County will join with neighboring counties, government agencies and a nonprofit to invest $130 million into conservation and accessibility projects for the High Line … more

Conifer class teaches how to let go with watercolors

If you like painting along with Bob Ross, you’ll love learning watercolors with artist Lynette Boyer. more
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