Inside Northern Water with Brian Werner: NISP reaches Another Milestone – Final EIS…
(The BARN / FarmCast Radio – Briggsdale, CO) July 20, 2018 – Joining the Colorado Ag News Network and FarmCast Radio once again to discuss the BIG NEWS regarding the Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP) is Brian Werner, Public Information Officer at Northern Water in Berthoud, CO. Werner covered several topics within the interview including:
- BIG NEWS: Federal agency releases Final Environmental Impact Statement for Northern Integrated Supply Project
- NISP’s Long History
- NISP’s positive impacts to NE Colorado
- NISP Size & Sope
- Projected Cost Now vs 2004 vs At Completion
- Population Growth in Northern Colorado
- What’s next? 45 Day Public Comment period
- Final Thoughts
To view the document, go to: www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Missions/Regulatory-Program/Colorado/EIS-NISP/
Hard copies may be found at locations listed at www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Media/News-Releases/Article/1580028/final-environmental-impact-statement-for-the-northern-integrated-supply-project/
Comments about the FEIS may be sent via email to the Corps, NISP.EIS@usace.army.mil.
For more information, visit www.gladereservoir.org.
Northern Water, a public agency created in 1937, provides water for agricultural, municipal, domestic and industrial uses to an eight-county service area with a population of nearly 960,000. Northern Water and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation operate the Colorado-Big Thompson Project, which collects water on the West Slope and delivers it to Northeastern Colorado through a 13-mile tunnel beneath Rocky Mountain National Park. It and the Municipal Subdistrict are currently developing the Windy Gap Firming Project and the Northern Integrated Supply Project to enhance Front Range water supplies for the future. Learn more online @ http://www.northernwater.org