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How Does Niwot Work? - Part 19

Left Hand Water District

Series: How things get done in Niwot | Story 15

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Today, Niwot's water needs are fulfilled by the Left Hand Water District, which formed in 1990.

Early farmers in the Niwot area relied upon wells and cisterns for a domestic water supply, as did the residents of Old Town Niwot. In 1960, as Colorado's population began to increase, they looked for a better system to supply potable water to the area.

Because Niwot was unincorporated, there was no municipal water system, so farmers and residents formed the Left Hand Domestic Water Users Assoc...

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