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Statement regarding Thornton’s lawsuit against Larimer County

The city of Thornton has taken action to represent the interests and property rights of their constituents by filing a lawsuit in Larimer County. This court action asserts that the Larimer County Board of County Commissioners acted with disregard to their own rules and regulations, the facts presented in the record, and state law when
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Drought Monitor & Snowpack Update

As of April 11, the South Platte Basin snowpack (Thornton’s main water supply source) is at 116 percent of normal.  Please click on the image below to see the snowpack map. The recent storms have increased snowpack levels well above normal conditions and have helped alleviate drought conditions. Please click on the image below to see
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Drought Monitor & Snowpack Update

As of April 2, the South Platte Basin snowpack (Thornton’s main water supply source) is at 120 percent of normal.  Please click on the image below to see the snowpack map. Below is the Colorado Drought Monitor map from March 26, 2019.  The Clear Creek and South Platte River headwaters are now drought free with
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Drought Monitor & Snowpack Update

As of March 27, the South Platte Basin snowpack (Thornton’s main water supply source) is at 126 percent of normal.  Please click on the image below to see the snowpack map. Below is the Colorado Drought Monitor map from March 19, 2019.  The Clear Creek and South Platte River headwaters are now drought free or
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Drought Monitor & Snowpack Update

As of March 19, the South Platte Basin snowpack (Thornton’s main water supply source) is at 131 percent of normal.  Please click on the image below to see the snowpack map. Below is the Colorado drought monitor map from March 12, 2019.  Moderate Drought (D1) continues in the southern part of the South Platte headwaters
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Current Drought Status

Water supply conditions and current demand patterns indicate that Thornton’s July 1, 2019 reservoir storage may be at approximately 75 percent of capacity, which is below normal.  Stage 1 Drought Watch has been declared with the goal of reducing overall demand by 10 percent until reservoirs return to target levels. Check out the tips for
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Larimer County Board of Commissioners Hearing

Monday, February 11, 2019, 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. Larimer County Courthouse 200 W. Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO 80521 The Thornton Water Project’s 1041 permit application can be viewed here. To learn about the Larimer County process and get background information about Thornton’s 1041 permit application, visit www.larimerwaterprojects.org.

Larimer County Board of Commissioners Hearing

Monday, February 4, 2019, 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. Larimer County Courthouse 200 W. Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO 80521 The 1041 permit application can be viewed here. To learn about the Larimer County process and get background information about the Thornton Water Project’s 1041 application, visit www.larimerwaterprojects.org.

Larimer County Board of Commissioners Hearing

Monday, January 28, 2019, 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. Larimer County Courthouse 200 W. Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO 80521 The 1041 permit application can be viewed here. To learn about the Larimer County process and get background information about the Thornton Water Project’s 1041 application, visit www.larimerwaterprojects.org.

Larimer County Board of Commissioners Hearing

Monday, December 17, 2018, 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. Larimer County Courthouse 200 W. Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO 80521 The meeting will include presentations from county staff, the independent facilitator who’s been leading the county working group meetings, and Thornton representatives.  Public comment will take place at a follow-up meeting scheduled on January 28.  The
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