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1 year 11 months ago

Chilly weather keeps water use low

COLORADO SPRINGS - Snowy rooftops in April, if even just a trace, are a good sign when it comes to the drought. There may not be enough moisture to actually help irrigate the lawn, but the freezing cold temperatures have kept most of us from turning on the sprinklers. ...

5 years 2 weeks ago

More water woes in Cimarron Hills

Everybody needs water. Some Cimarron Hills residents are learning the hard way just how it can be to meet that need. Starting this February, rates for customers at the Cherokee Metropolitan District increased 87 percent. Many factors have affected this drastic jump. General Manager Kip Peterson tells News...

5 years 6 months ago

EPA tightens limits on power plant water pollution

For the first time in nearly 30 years, the Environmental Protection Agency plans to strengthen standards for water pollution from coal-fired power plants. The agency said Tuesday that equipment required to reduce air pollution has increased the harmful contaminants in water discharged by power plants. It also said that existing...

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