Reservoir work nears completion in Gypsum

Reservoir work nears completion in Gypsum
Local News

By Pam Boyd

GYPSUM — Its been a long two years for recreationalists and hunters who view LEDE Reservoir, 18 miles south of Gypsum, as their favorite Colorado getaway.In November 2013, the town of Gypsum launched a rehabilitation and enlargement project for the historic LEDE (an acronym reflecting the names of the ranchers who built it — Lundgren, Erickson, Doll and Engstrom) Reservoir. The popular site has been closed to public use since that time.“This week, weather permitting, we are going to complete the earthen-fill dam,” said Gypsum Town Engineer Jim Hancock. “The dam is now as high as it needs to be.”That’s …

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