BREAKING NEWS Breckenridge Police search for person who met with suspect after deadly hit & run that killed a woman. The victim now identified as Cristina Hernandez.

Drinking Water

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City Of Burlington Cited For Water Violations, Needs Help Paying Fine

The city of Burlington has been fined nearly a million dollars for more than 2,100 violations of Colorado drinking water standards.

08/12/2015

(credit: Angie Wingerd/Ignited Imagery) The Animas River at Bakers Bridge on Sunday afternoon shows changes in the color of contaminated water from the Gold King Mine blowout near Silverton. The water is cleared up to an extent since Thursday, when it was a deeper orange color from metals. The plume of contaminants has moved into Utah.

Mine Spill Into Animas River 3 Times Larger Than Believed, Feds Say

The yellow plume of contaminated wastewater that spilled from an abandoned Colorado mine and flowed downstream toward two other states is three times larger than originally estimated, federal officials say.

08/10/2015

Animas River (credit: La Plata County)

Durango Businesses Dealt Blow By Animas River Spill

Business owners in Durango will meet on Monday to discuss the impact of the Animas River spill.

08/09/2015

Animas River (credit: La Plata County)

Thousands Of Mines With Toxic Water Lie Under The West

Beneath the western United States lie thousands of old mining tunnels filled with the same toxic stew that spilled into a Colorado river last week, turning it into a nauseating yellow concoction and stoking alarm about contamination of drinking water.

08/09/2015

Crews with Aurora Water help St. Mary's Glacier with their water issue (credit: CBS)

Water Finally Safe Again In St. Mary’s Glacier

The water is finally safe to drink again for people living in St. Mary’s Glacier.

05/06/2014

Crews with Aurora Water help St. Mary's Glacier with their water issue (credit: CBS)

St. Mary’s Glacier: 3 Weeks And Counting Without Drinking Water

The mountain community of St. Mary’s Glacier hasn’t had drinking water for three weeks and it could still be days before they’re able to drink out of the tap.

05/01/2014

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St. Mary’s Glacier: 2+ Weeks With No Water

St. Mary’s Glacier residents have been without drinking water for more than two weeks and it could be the weekend before they’re able to drink from the tap.

04/30/2014

St. Mary's Glacier hasn't had drinking water for 11 days (credit: CBS)

St. Mary’s Glacier: No Drinking Water For 11 Days

People who live in St. Mary’s Glacier are concerned after they haven’t been able to drink or use their water in 11 days.

04/25/2014

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Contaminated Water A Concern For Boulder County Well Owners

In Boulder County there are high levels of e- coli and coliform in nearly 70 percent of homeowners’ wells since the flooding.

09/26/2013

Crews putting down straw in the burn area (credit: CBS)

Crews Perform Mitigation To Help Protect Greeley’s Drinking Water

An attack is now under way to prevent the damage done by the two recent wildfires from getting worse. It’s a fight to save the reservoir providing drinking water to tens of thousands of people.

07/17/2012

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