Meeting Raises Questions, Searches for Answers Along the South Platte

Outlet: KUNC 91.5

January 8, 2013

The future of the South Platte River was the topic of discussion at a Longmont meeting today. The Colorado State Legislature commissioned a study to understand water distribution problems in the basin. Along the South Platte River, many farmers are struggling to get enough water to irrigate their crops. But other areas in Greeley and Sterling are being flooded by excessive underground aquifers connected to the same river.