Settlement OK’d in Beebe Draw Aquifer water-sharing talks

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By Crystal Nelson

BRIGHTON — Brighton City Council unanimously approved a settlement with local municipalities that will allow the city to withdraw water from the Beebe Draw Aquifer under Barr Lake for municipal use. 

During a special council meeting March 25, council voted 8-0 to enter into a stipulation with East Cherry Creek Valley Water and Sanitation District, Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Authority, United Water and Sanitation District and the Town of Lochbuie, which share the aquifer. 

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