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Two big — and controversial — Colorado water projects want to tap into DougCo stimulus slosh-funds

Big Colorado water diversion projects itching to get going on long-sought dam and pipeline dreams are rushing to get first in line for thirsty Douglas County’s $68.2 million in federal stimulus money.  Drinking water dams and pipelines have joined smaller-scale local water treatment and sewage projects, for totaling $247 million of the $280 million in […]

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Renewable Water Resources wants Douglas County as the first customer for its San Luis Valley water export plan

By Chris Lopez,  Alamosa Citizen For an initial payment of $20 million, Douglas County can become a partner of Renewable Water Resources in its plan to export approximately 20,000 acre-feet of water per year from the San Luis Valley, according to an RWR proposal to the Douglas County Commissioners. In its proposal to Douglas County, […]