As drought and unbridled population expansion stretch state water demand beyond the supply, Thornton’s plan-ahead vision is blocked at every turn.
Thornton Water Project
Fort Collins planners, worried about Poudre River impacts, reject Northern Water’s plan for 3-mile pipeline through the city
The Fort Collins planning commission on Wednesday rejected an application by Northern Water to run more than three miles of pipeline in a 100-foot-wide construction zone through city parks and neighborhoods as part of the complex Northern Integrated Supply Project. The 3-to-2 rejection may not stall the massive project for long, as state law allows […]
Thornton reverses Weld County denial of water pipeline. Property owners are not happy.
Thornton can start building a segment of a water pipeline in Weld County, even though the Weld County Board of Commissioners told the city “no” two months ago. Thornton City Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved a resolution that overrides Weld County’s denial of a permit to build a segment of the Thornton Water Project, […]
Thornton will use its status as a utility to overturn Weld County’s denial of its 75-mile water pipeline
Following the Weld County Board of Commissioners’ decision to deny the city of Thornton’s application to build a water pipeline through the county, Thornton intends to use a state statute to overrule the commissioners’ decision. Thornton City Council on Tuesday will vote on a resolution directing the city to bypass the board’s denial and commence pipeline construction, […]