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Colorado Springs Utilities

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Mechanic Blamed For Causing Springs’ Drake Fire No Longer An Employee

Firefighters preliminarily determined that a mechanic’s error lead to an oil leak that ignited a fire and damaged a turbine at a major power plant.

06/03/2014

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Human Error Cause Of Colorado Springs’ Drake Fire

Firefighters preliminarily determined that a mechanic’s error lead to an oil leak that ignited a fire and damaged a turbine at a major power plant.

05/31/2014

An image of the fire (credit: CBS)

Oil Leak Caused Colorado Springs Power Plant Fire

Investigators have traced a fire that shut down a major power plant to an oil leak, the Colorado Springs fire chief said Wednesday.

05/07/2014

An image of the fire (credit: CBS)

Power Plant In Colorado Springs Still Off Limits After Monday’s Fire

The Colorado Springs fire chief said it would be another 24 hours before anyone other than fire crews would be allowed inside the Martin Drake Power Plant after Monday’s fire.

05/06/2014

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Denver Water Reminds Residents It’s Time To Conserve

Denver-area and Colorado Springs residents won’t have to check the calendar before watering their lawns this summer.

05/01/2014

Steve Bach (credit: springsgov.com)

Springs Mayor Questions City Utility’s Spending

The mayor of Colorado Springs is questioning why a city-owned utility has spent more than $8.3 million over the past five years on outside marketing and public relations firms.

12/03/2012

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Company Seeks To Renew Cloud Seeding Permit

The Colorado Water Conservation Board is holding a public hearing on a Durango-based company’s request to renew its cloud-seeding permit.

09/23/2012

Jerry Forte with Colorado Springs Utilities shows reporters a mangled gas meter Tuesday morning. (credit: CBS)

Crews Close To Having A Handle On Waldo Canyon Fire

Utility crews are working to restore power in areas where evacuees have been allowed to return and are asking homeowners not to turn on their own natural gas.

07/03/2012

Water Pipeline Project Hits Snag

Colorado Springs Utilities is reviewing whether to appeal a judge’s ruling on a water project that would pump Arkansas River water from the Pueblo Dam to Colorado Springs.

04/20/2012

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Court: Pueblo DA Can’t Sue Colorado Springs

Federal appeals judges have upheld a ruling that says Pueblo District Attorney Bill Thiebaut doesn’t have standing to sue Colorado Springs over sewage spills into Fountain Creek, which flows through Pueblo.

10/12/2011

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