Water may become the oil of the mid-21st century. Half the world is worried about, if not fighting over, water. In this country, a record 55 percent of the land area in the Lower 48 states suffered drought conditions last year. Wouldn’t it make sense for Connecticut to get a handle on its water supply?
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Dozens of speakers at a hearing Tuesday night denounced a plan to take water from the Farmington River Watershed to supply the University of Connecticut, saying it would harm an already stressed Farmington River, an important resource.
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Town officials eager to use the Farmington River as an asset to revitalizing Collinsville are joining those who are concerned about the potential impact of providing water from the river’s watershed to the University of Connecticut. The Metropolitan District Commission has proposed building a pipeline from Manchester to Mansfield to bring more water to UConn’s
This fall, the commission heard proposals from commuters, business groups and planning agencies in Bridgeport, Storrs and Winsted, and held its last hearing of the year at Windsor’s town hall. Commission members will submit a report to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the state legislature summarizing the state of Connecticut’s public transit systems and offering
The invitation-only event (it is not open to the general public) is intended to provide institute members with a preview of the first phase of Storrs Center, which will include 125 apartments and 25,000 square feet of shops and restaurants. For more on this story, visit: Urban Land Institute to Tour Storrs Center – Mansfield-Storrs,
A twelfth letter of intent has been signed by a company that wants to be a part of a new development known as Storrs Center. via Storrs Center – a dozen businesses now in line as new tenants :: Mansfield Today.
At a special meeting on Jan. 4 the Mansfield Town Council authorized a a mixed-use town center and main street corridor at the crossroads of the Town of Mansfield and the University of Connecticut.
UConn road widening expensive and unnecessary; Expanded Storrs Intersection Shows Folly Of State Road PoliciesDec 19th, 2010 | By Environmental Headlines -- CT environmental news
In this year of supposed budget tightening, the University of Connecticut spent, at the prodding of the state Department of Transportation, a cool $1.2 million on an unnecessary, wasteful and damaging road project in Storrs, the widening of Mansfield Road where it meets Route 195 in the center of the UConn campus. via Uconn road
On Saturday afternoons, passersby E.O. Smith High School will discover a convenient opportunity to support and enjoy locally-grown agriculture: the Storrs’ Farmers’ Market.