By Jennifer McRae

LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4)– There is progress on the construction of a new reservoir in Northern Colorado. The Chimney Hollow Reservoir will provide 90,000 acre-feet of water storage for the state.

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The project will not take water away from agriculture up north. Instead, it will get water using the water rights of the existing Windy Gap Project.

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Chimney Hollow is near Loveland and just west of Carter Lake.

Jennifer McRae