President Obama’s budget request includes dough for the Arkansas Valley Conduit


From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

About $3 million is included in the president’s budget to complete the Environmental Impact Statement being prepared by the Bureau of Reclamation. “We’re very, very pleased. This allows us to finish the process and play with some of the technical pieces,” [Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District Executive Director Jim Broderick] said.

The draft EIS is expected to be completed by the end of this year. The project would be built by 2022 at the soonest.

More Arkansas Valley Conduit coverage here and here.

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