The 1st Water in the West symposium in Denver Thursday brought together water planners, researchers, environmental and sustainability advocates, business leaders and a guy who loves to talk about beavers.
The U.S. Environmental Protection agency wants a mining company to pay for a potentially costly investigation of underground water flows at a southwestern Colorado Superfund site to help the agency devise a cleanup plan.
Nearly a decade ago, the owner of a southeast Colorado Springs dry cleaner admitted dumping water laced with likely carcinogens onto the parking lot outside his shop, where it seeped into the Widefield aquifer, state inspection records show.
Neither is a cure-all for what ails the Western Slope in terms of broadband internet and water, but two bills passed by the Colorado House Tuesday could be an incremental pick-me-up. The bipartisan House Bill 1099 could possibly start a turf war between bidders who might expand broadband internet into underserved areas of the state […]