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Water Utilities damages Resler Canyon

From the El Paso Naturally Blog (Editor’s note: This posting was changed at 10:20 a.m. Aug. 31 to correct the source of the item):

Resler Canyon between Mesa Street and I-10 is a nature preserve of the Frontera Land Alliance. Recently, following a complaint about erosion by Café Italia, the El Paso Water Utilities apparently violated an easement agreement with the Land Alliance and illegally dumped dirt into the canyon in an effort to stop the erosion. In fact, the effort is much like doing a year of chemo treatment for a toothache. The lose soil dumped down the side of the canyon will eventually avalanche down the hill taking out more trees as it slides. Frontera Board member, Charlie Wakeem, called it a “major encroachment”.

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Written by newspapertreeelpaso

August 28, 2009 at 2:41 pm

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  1. Keep fighting nature because of your greed, just keep building.


    August 28, 2009 at 5:54 pm

  2. hey rey, i thought the psb were the experts on stormwater ? and i pay how much a month for this ?
    67 dollars an acre per month. jesus.


    August 29, 2009 at 9:23 am

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