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Pueblo’s Newspaperman And Water Guardian: Remembering Robert Hoag Rawlings

Bob Rawlings in The Pueblo Chieftain pressroom in 2009. Courtesy: John Jaques/Pueblo Chieftain Robert “Bob” Rawlings worked as a newspaperman for 70 years. More than half that time was at the helm of The Pueblo Chieftain, Colorado’s oldest operating daily newspaper. … Continue reading

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Stormwater control agreement allows water pipeline to open on schedule

Yesterday, Pueblo County approved a storm water control plan totaling at least $460 million paid by Colorado Springs. This agreement will allow a new pipeline to start operations as planned tomorrow. The Southern Delivery System or SDS is designed to … Continue reading

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Demolition Underway as Major Repairs Begin on Arkansas River Levee in Pueblo

Demolition work has begun to remove the top 12 feet of a section of the Arkansas River Levee in Pueblo. It’s part of the first phase of a project to repair the aging structure and meet FEMA flood control guidelines. … Continue reading

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Water Use Decreases Nationally, Shortages Still Loom in Colorado

Water use across the country has reached its lowest level in nearly 45 years, according to a recent study by the U.S. Geological Survey. Yet, western states still face shortages and just a dozen states account for half the nation’s water … Continue reading

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