As drought and unbridled population expansion stretch state water demand beyond the supply, Thornton’s plan-ahead vision is blocked at every turn.
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 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, […]
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, […]