Reservoirs

3:25pm

Tue July 31, 2012
Environment

Fire Changes Course Of Mercury Study

The rainwater (wet) mercury collector was installed near Horsetooth Reservoir just four days before the High Park Fire. The rain gauge is on the left, and the precipitation collector is on the right.
Brian Wolff Colorado State University

Scientists already know that mercury can be a hazardous neurotoxin to both fish and anglers chowing down on their catches. But a plan to monitor the way the heavy metal cycles through the environment has taken on a new significance at a reservoir in northern Colorado. 

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1:16pm

Fri May 18, 2012
Wildfires

Hewlett Fire Threatens Greeley's Milton Seaman Reservoir

Milton Seaman Reservoir was built in 1941.
City of Greeley

12:41pm

Tue September 20, 2011
Water

Bountiful Water Supply for Much of Colorado This Year

CO Water Science Center USGS

Federal climate scientists say the next three months will be tough for drought-plagued Texas and some neighboring states, including Colorado.

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