June 12, 2012 5pm Meet at Basalt Town Hall 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. This free event is underwritten by the City of Aspen Water Department. Registration is required at www.roaringfork.org/events Please call (970) 927-1290 with questions. Roaring Fork Conservancy is the watershed conservation organization in the Roaring Fork Valley that brings people together to protect our rivers. Celebrating fifteen years of watershed conservation, Roaring Fork Conservancy focuses on keeping water in our rivers, keeping our rivers healthy, and keeping our riparian habitat intact. For more information call 927-1290 or visit www.roaringfork.org.
Ruedi Hydropower Plant Tour
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