Arkansas River Basin water forum Wednesday

Arkansas River Basin -- Graphic via the Colorado Geological Survey
Arkansas River Basin — Graphic via the Colorado Geological Survey

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

The Arkansas River Basin water forum will be held this week in the Fortino Ballroom of the student center at Pueblo Community College.

The conference opens at 8 a.m. Wednesday, with keynote speaker James Eklund, director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board. At 11:15 a.m., the Bob Appel Friend of the Arkansas Award will be presented.

A tour of Pueblo Dam is scheduled from 3-6 p.m.

Thursday’s discussions will focus on Fountain Creek, headwaters and climate issues.

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