Officials Oppose Water Diversion Opti...

Officials Oppose Water Diversion Option as MDC Plans Meetings in Farmington

There are 2 comments on the Patch.com story from Jan 16, 2013, titled Officials Oppose Water Diversion Option as MDC Plans Meetings in Farmington. In it, Patch.com reports that:

Farmington Valley residents will soon have the opportunity to hear more about a Metropolitan District Commission proposal that Town Council Chairman Jeff Hogan called "silly and costly" and "a bad proposal" that "will have a dramatic effect on the Farmington River." MDC's proposal - which would divert between 1 and 2 million gallons of water a day ... (more)

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John

United States

#1 Jan 16, 2013
I strongly oppose the MDC plans to divert water from the Farmington River. The river levels have been unusually low to begin with, and diverting would cause an even larger decline. We need the river the way it is for recreation, wild life, tourism, and many other reasons. We don't need the MDC taking anything else from the public, and shutting it behind their locked gates.
John

United States

#2 Jan 16, 2013
From Barkhamsted. I don't know where the Windsor, Ct. came from.

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