Despite an extensive effort, state health officials have not yet found the source of contamination for public wells serving families in Fountain, Security and Widefield. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment started seeking the source of chemical contamination in February, but so far has come up empty, officials say. “We’re trying to zero […]
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Following a Jan. 14 report in the Business Journal that water in Widefield, Security and Fountain tested positive for high levels of chemical contaminants, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, El Paso County Public Health and the Environmental Protection Agency took the unusual step of issuing a joint press release this week — […]
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The Security Water District is negotiating with Colorado Springs Utilities to gain permanent access to more water from the Southern Delivery System. Earlier this year, the water district learned its wells were contaminated with industrial chemicals above the maximum levels set by the Environmental Protection Agency. In January, the Business Journal broke the news that […]
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