Foothills working to refill Beer Sisters Reservoir after dam work
Credit: Deborah Swearingen, Columbine Courrier
The Beer Sisters Reservoir at Blue Heron Park is on its way to being filled up, but itís hard to say when it will reach full capacity.
The project to reconstruct a dam, which was completed in August 2018, caused some controversy when neighbors realized the project was finished but the reservoir was not full. Some 640 residents signed a petition urging officials to refill the water in the reservoir.
The petition suggests many were concerned that the county moved forward with the project without purchasing refill water. Those who signed the petition, many of whom frequent the park, were put off by the look of a less-than-full reservoir and worried there could be a health and safety threat.
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