Fruita sees new use for old sewage lagoons

Fruita City Manager ,Mike Bennett,left and Dan Caris,Planning & Development Director for the city of Fruita by one of the four lagoons owned by the city of Fruita.

For a developer with the right ideas, Fruita's former sewer lagoons may be an opportunity waiting to happen.

Last year Fruita and community members solidified conceptual plans that envision the future of the city's 25 acres and four decommissioned lagoons located near the commercial center off Kokopelli Boulevard.