Acquisition of Terry Ranch Aquifer Will Not Reduce Our Water Bills

Someone commented on Nextdoor that they hoped that the acquisition of Terry Ranch would bring down their water bills. Here is why I think that won’t happen. #1 Terry Ranch water is much more contaminated than Poudre River Water. The more contaminants, the higher the cost of treatment. #2 The infrastructure for moving water fromContinue reading “Acquisition of Terry Ranch Aquifer Will Not Reduce Our Water Bills”

Circulate the Referendum and Charter Change Petitions

The referendum packets have been picked up from the City Clerk and are ready for circulation. We need in excess of about 2,500 signatures and we only have until April 1 to get them turned in. PLEASE CONSIDER BEING A CIRCULATOR! If successful, this referendum will cause the ordinance which the City Council passed onContinue reading “Circulate the Referendum and Charter Change Petitions”

SGW’s Rebuttal to Jokerst’s Comments to the Greeley Tribune on Terry Ranch

PART 1 IS IT LIKELY THAT GREELEY WILL BE ABLE TO GET MILTON SEAMAN RESERVOIR EXPANSION PERMITTED? Very unlikely SGW    Permitting could be accomplished with diligent effort.  MSR permitting was not effectively pursued by previous water department staff.  The $19 million that present staff says was spent on permitting, was largely spent on theContinue reading “SGW’s Rebuttal to Jokerst’s Comments to the Greeley Tribune on Terry Ranch”

Terry Ranch in the Path of Nation’s Largest Trichloroethylene Plume

The Atlas D Missile Site 4 trichloroethylene (TCE) plume is the largest TCE plume in the nation. Trichloroethylene is a known carcinogen and is a cause of  birth defects. This dialogue is intended to explain the above map of the trichloroethylene (TCE) plume, which originated at the Atlas D Missile Site 4, eighteen miles westContinue reading “Terry Ranch in the Path of Nation’s Largest Trichloroethylene Plume”