Treading water: Aspen considers water storage needs and options

Apr 17, 2017

Margaret Medellin and other city workers check out the geology inside the Smuggler Mine. The city of Aspen is researching options for storing water.
Credit Elizabeth Stewart-Severy/Aspen Public Radio News

City of Aspen voters will elect a mayor and two council seats next month. Some locals are pushing for new blood on council, largely because of the current council’s vote to hold on to water rights to build dams on Castle and Maroon creeks. Elizabeth Stewart-Severy has been following the issue and is here to give us an update.