Feeling the flow

Outlet: The Colorado Springs Independent

August 4, 2011

As the sun beat down on the banks of muddy Fountain Creek on Friday, officials of various agencies took turns standing beside a big pile of sand. But this wasn’t just any big pile of sand. This pile was being pumped from the creek by the 30-foot High-Capacity Sediment Collector System, an unusual contraption that separates water from creek bed sediment and could provide hope for cleaning up the dirt-clogged waterway, which both connects and divides Colorado Springs and Pueblo…

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