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Looking back at the history that birthed the Southern Delivery System project 

click to enlarge COURTESY COLORADO SPRINGS UTILITIES
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1871 — Colorado Springs founded

1950s and 1960s — Western Slope

1962 to 1975 — Fryingpan-Arkansas

1970s and 1980s — Buying water

1990s to present — More water

Source: Springs Utilities

  • From 1871 to present.

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