Ruedi Dam Hydroelectric Tour with Roarking Fork Conservancy
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
5 pm – 8 pm
Meet at Basalt Town Hall, 101 Midland Avenue, Basalt
Cost: FREE with underwriting from City of Aspen Water Department
The Ruedi Hydroelectric facility generates 40% of the City of Aspen's electricity. Come learn from City officials how the facility operates and why Ruedi Reservoir is important to the electricity needs of the area. Participants will travel to earthen dam and tour the hydroelectric plant below the dam. Please be prepared to carpool to and from the dam site, approximately 13 miles up the Fryingpan River from Basalt.
Please dress appropriately; the tour will happen rain or shine. This free event is underwritten by the City of Aspen Water Department. Registration is required and begins July 2nd.www.roaringfork.org/events Please call (970) 927-1290 with questions.