ILIFF, Colo. (CBS4)– A small town that went without water for 22 days earlier this year may not get a permanent solution to the water problems until next year.
Iliff is a small town with a population of 250, about 200 miles northeast of Denver, near Sterling in Logan County. A water main break in June under the South Platte River had forced crews to turn off the water to the entire town.READ MORE: Water Main Break Floods Roads In Residential Area Close To Denver-Englewood Border
An above ground pipe system has been installed to supply the town with water.READ MORE: Thieves Strike At FattE-Bikes, Electric Bike Shop On Federal Boulevard
The mayor of Iliff told CBS4 that FEMA and the State of Colorado are working to find a permanent solution. Those possibilities will be considered next month.MORE NEWS: FAA Investigates Mid-Air Collision Between 2 Small Planes Above Cherry Creek Reservoir South Of Denver
In the meantime, Iliff is making sure the above ground system will work through the winter months.