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2008-08-06 09:00:30

By Jerd Smith Colorado will delay for several months any ruling on whether the proposed Glade Reservoir in northern Colorado would harm water quality in the Cache la Poudre River. The state's water-quality ruling is one of several approvals the project will need before it can be built. The reservoir, proposed by the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, would supply water to more than a dozen fast- growing towns in northern Colorado. But it has drawn fire from environmentalists and...

2008-07-11 15:00:24

By Bill Jackson, Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jul. 11--The Northern Integrated Supply Project has a potential of putting more water in the Poudre River during winter months and will provide an opportunity to manage the flow of the river from north of Fort Collins to where it flows into the South Platte River east of Greeley. That's contrary to what opponents of the project have been saying since the environmental impact statement was released on the project earlier this year, said Brian...

2008-07-11 09:00:31

By Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jul. 11--The Northern Integrated Supply Project has a potential of putting more water in the Poudre River during winter months and will provide an opportunity to manage the flow of the river from north of Fort Collins to where it flows into the South Platte River east of Greeley. That's contrary to what objectors of the project have been saying since the environmental impact statement was released on the project earlier this year, said Brian Werner, spokesman...

2008-06-20 09:00:16

By Bill Jackson, Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jun. 20--The proponents greatly outnumbered opponents at the final public hearing on the environmental impact statement of the Northern Integrated Supply Project Thursday night. The project is designed to provide an additional 40,000 acre-feet of water to northern Colorado with the construction of two new reservoirs. The hearing, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the University of Northern Colorado Thursday night, drew about 200...

2008-06-14 09:00:20

By Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jun. 14--The Colorado Farm Bureau has reaffirmed its support for the Northern Integrated Supply Project. In a letter to Chandler Peter of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Colorado Farm Bureau President Alan Foutz outlined his organization's support for the project and asks for approval from the corps to complete it. The project is designed to combine two new reservoirs, the Glade north of Fort Collins and Galeton east of Ault which would provide an...


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