A water pipeline project that would bring more water into the Colorado Springs area had hit a legal roadblock, even though it’s already underway. A Pueblo County judge has ruled the state needs to take another look at the Southern Delivery System.
The SDS is designed to carry water from the Pueblo Reservoir. Seventeen miles of pipeline have already been laid underground.
Pueblo District Attorney Bill Thiebaut took the issue to court, saying at least one study has shown the pipeline will degrade the water quality.
Meanwhile, a spokesperson for the project says numerous studies have proven otherwise.
There are currently no plans to put the project on hold, but plans for legal appeal are underway.
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