Summit County

12:04am

Tue May 22, 2012
Environment

Summit County ‘Energy Smart’ Programs Boost Bottom Line, Promote Efficiency

Waste reduction programs like composting, are taking hold with Summit County business owners.
Emmerson12 Flickr/CreativeCommons

What started as a pilot program to promote energy conservation in Frisco last year is quickly spreading across Summit County. So far, 30 businesses have signed on to participate.

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6:00am

Thu May 10, 2012
Water

Rough Waters Ahead for Summit County Rivers and Reservoirs

This map shows basin snow water equivalent (SWE) as a percent of average.
NIDIS Colorado Climate Center

Historically low snowpack combined with earlier-than-usual runoff could make this summer difficult for water managers in Summit County. Water officials meeting this week to discuss options are drawing on lessons from a decade ago.

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