Council tentatively approves new water, sewer rates

Water and sewer rates are expected to change next year as the Durango City Council considers changing policy to make the cost difference between customers living in and outside city limits more...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Front Range needs to stop taking Western Slope’s water, politicians say

The availability of water faces an uncertain future in Colorado, but people along the Front Range – where most of the state’s residents live – should not be looking to the Western Slope – where...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Take a Boater Farming’ brings Dolores River stakeholders together

The Dolores River is the lifeblood of Montezuma County – and has a whole host of stakeholders, including boaters, farmers and recreationists. In recognition of this, the Dolores River Boating...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Take a Boater Farming’ brings Dolores River stakeholders together

The Dolores River is the lifeblood of Montezuma County – and has a whole host of stakeholders, including boaters, farmers and recreationists. In recognition of this, the Dolores River Boating...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio Town Board weighs in on propositions CC, DD

IGNACIO – The Ignacio Town Board voted Monday to support Proposition DD on the November ballot but stalled on supporting Proposition CC. Voters are set to vote Nov. 5 on two funding measures...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

McPhee Reservoir contains strong carryover supply for 2020

McPhee Reservoir has strong carryover supply going into the 2020 irrigation season, and even below-average winter snowfall will refill it, officials say. This winter’s above-average snowpack...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

New manager appointed to lead Dolores Water Conservancy District

Longtime district engineer Ken Curtis has been appointed the new general manager for the Dolores Water Conservancy District. Curtis replaces Mike Preston, who is retiring after leading the...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Should Durango residents share in sacrifice during next drought?

When the Animas River reached record lows during last summer’s drought, Durango residents were allowed to water their lawns every day. That may change during the next major drought. A drought...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango to revisit rate structure for water, sewer fees

Durango city councilors want more information from city staff about how utility funds are spent before committing to changing water and sewer rates. The city is exploring ways to raise money to...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College launching water resource center

Balancing demands on limited water supply is likely to be a persistent problem for the Four Corners as the climate changes and the population grows. The new Four Corners Water Resource Center at...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio searches for alternative water provider after rate increase

Two weeks ago, La Plata Archuleta Water District said it would not provide water to Ignacio unless the town addressed two conditions, temporarily putting Ignacio’s hopes for cheaper water utility...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Air Force Academy discovers contamination in water

COLORADO SPRINGS – The U.S. Air Force Academy says unsafe levels of chemicals were found in groundwater at four sites on the Colorado campus. The Gazette reported Thursday that officials plan to...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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