Federal studies look at 50 years of water quality in Western ColoradoJune 13, 2013
At June's monthly energy advisory board meeting, a small group of citizens, press and a class of high school students learned about new federal reports on local water. The studies drew on more than 50 years of data and sought to identify the quality of ground and surface water in the Piceance Basin. And as KDNK’s Marilyn Gleason reports, the studies apply to several watersheds in Western Colorado.
The groundwater and surface water studies are available on the U.S. Geological Survey's website.