The Standley Lake/Clear Creek Source Water Protection Planning group is having its first stakeholder meeting on behalf of the Standley Lake cities and the broader Clear Creek Watershed. It will be from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Feb. 19, at Consolidated Mutual Water District, 12700 W. 127th Ave., in Lakewood. The group is developing the Clear Creek Watershed Source Water Protection Plan, which aims to identify sources of nitrogen and phosphorus in the water and ways to limit these pollutants from entering Clear Creek.
More than 18 public water suppliers treat water received from Standley Lake and Clear Creek. Some of the recipients of this water include residents of Arvada, Idaho Springs, Georgetown, Golden, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster. The group will present information about the different levels and sources of nitrogen and phosphorus in the Clear Creek watershed. The public is welcome to ask questions or give their opinions on how to voluntarily limit these pollutants…
For more information on the project and future meetings, go to http://www.standleyswp.com.