Greeley Water

7:45am

Sat October 20, 2012
Environment

Greeley Residents Save 96 Million Gallons Of Water

Muhammad Mahdi Karim Wikimedia Commons

Following a summer of wildfires and drought, Greeley city officials asked homeowners to voluntarily stop watering their lawns Oct. 1, two weeks earlier than normal, to conserve water for next year. In just two weeks, residents saved roughly 96 million gallons of water, or enough to supply 640 homes for a year.

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8:14am

Sun September 23, 2012
Environment

Greeley Asks Residents To Stop Watering Lawns Early

Andrew pmk Wikimedia Commons

The City of Greeley is asking water customers to voluntarily stop watering their lawns by Oct. 1. That’s two weeks before the typical recommendation to stop regular lawn watering.

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4:00am

Thu September 6, 2012
Wildfire Science

Greeley Water And The Conundrum Of The Contaminated Poudre

The normally pristine Poudre River near the Milton Seaman Reservoir is now black with soot and ash.
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It’s been ten years since the Hayman fire, and Denver water officials are still dealing with the fire’s impact to its water supply. In Northern Colorado, water managers are just beginning to assess the damage to their complex system of reservoirs and holding ponds following this summer’s wildfires. 

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