Lemon Reservoir

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Durango will get its water this winter solely from the Animas River

For the first time in well over a century, the city of Durango will rely exclusively on the Animas River for its water supply throughout the winter.“There’s always a first time for everything,”...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Work set to begin at Lemon Reservoir’s dam

Crews will begin work Monday on the dam at Lemon Reservoir, and the work will affect water release flows and access to the reservoir 16 miles northeast of Durango.The Bureau of Reclamation...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Snow and ice wreak havoc on gas lines

Snow and ice.Both are picturesque indicia of winter’s arrival, but when allowed to accumulate around gas lines and meters, they suddenly can become lethal fire-starters.La Plata County has had...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Area reservoir levels stay mostly unchanged

Rain or shine, reservoir levels in Southwest Colorado for the most part haven’t changed much, Bureau of Reclamation releases show.Lemon Reservoir did see some gain. It was 35 percent full at the...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storms lift water levels at reservoirs

Never underestimate the effects of monsoonal rains.The storms that have swept through La Plata County in recent weeks more than doubled the amount of water in Vallecito and Lemon reservoirs this...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two fires burn near Lemon Reservoir

A fire in the Shearer Creek drainage about three miles west of Lemon Reservoir is now burning six to eight acres as of 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.The Shearer Creek Fire – about 3½ miles north of Florida...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News