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KZMU News: Monday July 29, 2019

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When it comes to water infrastructure development, many communities across the West are demanding more local control. Our neighbors in Colorado have a system called 1041 powers, which actually gives cities and counties a seat at the table with regard to water development. But right now, multiple water projects are battling this local process. Our partners at Rocky Mountain Community Radio have the story.

[Photo: The Thornton Water Project proposes the transfer of water from a reservoir in Larimer County, Colorado via pipeline and canals to downstream water uses in the suburb of Thornton near Denver. Credit Hannah Leigh Myers]

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