Science & Environmental Links

Water Quality Standards


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Water quality standards are the basis for protection and regulating the quality of surface waters. 

The Future of Wastewater Infrastructure


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Municipal wastewater treatment was born to protect the public from the dangers created by discharging raw sewage into waterways but at what cost.


Urban Impacts on River Water Quality


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Protecting water quality to support a healthy balance in the river means more than protecting a good fishing spot. 

Ammonia Overview


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EPA published the Aquatic Life Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Ammonia. What impact does that have on the City of Pueblo?

Nutrient Overview


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Nationally, nutrients are one of the top cause of water quality impairments according to EPA.  Reducing the point sources will cost billions of dollars nationwide. What impact does that have on the City of Pueblo?

Selenium Overview


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EPA published the Aquatic Life Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Selenium. What impact does that have on the City of Pueblo?

Temperature Overview


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EPA published the Aquatic Life Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Temperature. What impact does that have on the City of Pueblo?