Stormwater

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The Roaring Fork is on Colorado’s list of impaired rivers. City of Aspen officials are working on a plan to improve the health of the Roaring Fork River.

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Low flows in the Roaring Fork have state and local officials concerned about the health of the river, but city officials have some creative ideas for fixes. Environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy has been following the issue and spoke with Christin Kay about it.

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The Roaring Fork River running through Aspen is not as healthy as the city or the state think it should be, and now is the time for action.  

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Last week’s wet storms brought fresh powder up high, but left Aspen’s streets flooded and then frozen.

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The Naturalist Night lecture series kicks off Wednesday evening in Carbondale, beginning another season for a Roaring Fork Valley staple.

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Summer in downtown Aspen is bright with colorful flowers and green parks, and many of those spaces are also working hard to clean up runoff from storms before it hits the river.