Colorado Springs Utilities withdraws storage application for the proposed Elephant Rock Dam

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From The Chaffee County Times:

Celebrating the demise of a plan to dam the Arkansas River near Granite, approximately 100 people gathered Thursday at Salida SteamPlant Event Center.

Colorado Springs Utilities filed a motion 2 weeks ago to withdraw its application for water storage and diversion rights for the proposed Elephant Rock Reservoir, said Brett Gracely, Colorado Springs Utilities water resources manager.

More Arkansas River Basin coverage here and here.

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