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Council specifies east route for Sidney watershed project


A watershed project long in the works could be changing routes as the Sidney City Council voted to go with an east route towards the Lodgepole Creek during Tuesday's regular meeting.

Once completed, the watershed would control the water flowing down Fort Sidney Road, with ditches and culverts handling any runoff, even during large storms. It would also ensure that future development upstream will not create issues for those downstream.

Galen Wittrock with the South Platte Natural Resource District (SPNRD) and the Joint East Sidney Watershed Authority (JESWA) gave the council a presentation...

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