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SPNRD postpones Oliver Reservoir project - indefinitely

After two public information meetings, and with input from dozens of interested citizens, the South Platte Natural Resources District chose to indefinitely postpone action on the Oliver Reservoir streamflow Enhancement Project.

At their April 11 meeting the SPNRD board reviewed the purpose of the project, to maintain an adequate water level in the local reservoir for sufficient recreation.

The board further reviewed the Oliver Dan rehabilitation Study done in 1976 as well as the Oliver Reservoir Hydrology and Hydrogeology Study of 2003.

The board evaluated the Impact of Groundwater Use study f...