Lamborn Statement on Southern Delivery System Record of Decision

April 1, 2009
Press Release



The Southern Delivery System (SDS) moved one step closer to completion Friday with the signing of the Record of Decision by the Bureau of Reclamation.


"This long-awaited milestone clears the way for local governments in Colorado to move forward with a water project that promises benefits for water users in Colorado Springs, Fountain, Security, and Pueblo West. A secure and safe water supply is vital for the future of Colorado Springs. I applaud the Colorado Springs Utilities for their commitment to improving Fountain Creek and I look forward to working with them as they move forward on this vital project." – Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05)


In addition, Colorado Springs Utilities released the following statement in regards to Congressman Lamborn’s efforts on SDS:


"Colorado Springs Utilities owes a great deal of gratitude to Congressman Lamborn for his assistance with our efforts on SDS in Washington, DC.  He has been an accessible and effective advocate of our concerns to the various federal agencies that have reviewed the SDS project."-Colorado Springs Utilities