Opinion: Greeley must continue to be prudent with water for the future

Outlet: Greeley Tribune

September 17, 2011

Since the Union Colony was formed in 1870, and later was incorporated as the city of Greeley in 1886, water has been the life blood of this area. In the early days, it was essential for growing crops needed to feed the members of the Union Colony. A series of canals and ditches were constructed to pull water from the Poudre and South Platte rivers…

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