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Posted on: August 11, 2020


Residents are asked to refrain from watering lawns for the next 48 hours.
Se pide a los residentes que se abstengan de regar el césped durante las próximas 48 horas.

Glenwood Springs, Colo.- The City of Glenwood Springs has shut off the No Name water diversion source and began pumping water from the Roaring Fork River pump station. This is out of an abundance to caution to protect the water supply from fire retardant being used on the Grizzly Creek Fire in Glenwood Canyon. Residents are asked to refrain from watering lawns for the next 48 hours. Additional restrictions may be issued later. 

The City has notified large water users in the area and restricted consumption and residents are being asked to conserve water used for irrigation. Glenwood Springs water consumers may notice a slight change in taste due to the change in water source to the Roaring Fork River.

The City of Glenwood Springs operates a community water supply system that supplies drinking water to 9,614 residents located within Garfield County, Colorado (according to 2010 Census). City of Glenwood Springs obtains their drinking water from 3 surface water intakes in the Colorado River watershed. The City’s Source Water Protection Plan includes proactive planning for these types of events including changing water intake sources.  

For more information on the City’s water sources and source protection plans please visit: http://www.ci.glenwood-springs.co.us/196/Water

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De una abundancia de precaución, la ciudad de Glenwood Springs ha cortado la fuente de desvío de agua de Sin nombre y comenzó a bombear agua de la estación de bombeo roaring Fork River para proteger el suministro de agua de retardante de fuego que se utiliza en el Grizzly Creek Fire. Es posible que se emitan restricciones adicionales más adelante.

Los consumidores de agua de Glenwood Springs pueden notar un ligero cambio en el sabor debido al cambio en la fuente de agua del río Roaring Fork.

Para obtener más información sobre las fuentes de agua de la ciudad y los planes de protección de fuentes, visite: http://www.ci.glenwood-springs.co.us/196/Water 


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