Category Archive for ‘News about the water in the 4 Corners, Taos, and south-central Colorado’

Alamosa sued over salmonella in drinking water

After a salmonella outbreak in the Alamosa, CO water supply in 2009 that potentially affected 1300 people in a town of 8,900, 29 families are suing their city government…. Read More.

Many Colorado water waivers revoked after taint

After the salmonella outbreak in Alamosa Colorado in 2008 that created 442 cases of “probably salmonella contamination” including 1 death, the State of Colorado has decided to remove chlorination waivers from as many as 72 drinking-water sources…. Read More.

Toxic waste trickle’s toward New Mexico’s water sources

According to this report by the LA Times, toxic waste is seeping from mountain burial sites into the Rio Grande, one of the most important water sources in the Southwest. They also believe waste may be trickling into aquifers, springs and streams that provide water for 250,000 people in Northern New Mexico…. Read More.

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