Summer 2019: No Decision Without Compromise
The Permitting Issue
Reservoirs, pipelines and other water supply projects work through the permitting gauntlet seeking approval to build in order to meet the water needs of Colorado’s growing population. Permitting protects the environment and communities and has led to positive mitigation, but the process can last decades and add tens of millions to a project’s overall price tag. Now Colorado and the federal government are looking to make permitting more efficient. View or download a flipbook of the magazine here or read articles below.
The Evolving Process of Permitting
July 3, 2019 by Dan England
The 1990s veto of a massive reservoir shifted views on water supply planning and permitting. Projects in the works now rely increasingly on public input and negotiation. But will these projects get the green light?Read More