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Geothermal drilling continues following positive results

With positive results from three completed test wells and “interesting characteristics” discovered in Pagosa Springs’ hot water aquifer, Pagosa Verde is seeking to drill several additional test wells to help determine where the aquifer’s water is closest to the surface.

Pagosa Verde is drilling the test wells in cooperation with the town and county governments as part of a public-private partnership to explore the feasibility of using the hot water for power generation.

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This story was posted on March 26, 2015.