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******HISTORIC EVENT—LAKE NIGHTHORSE FULL!******

After decades of planning and years of construction, Lake Nighthorse filled in June 2011! The reservoir reached the top elevation of 6,882 feet on June 29th, storing a total of 123,541 acre-feet.


DORIS BRENNAN HONORED

Doris BrennanHaving served 12 years on the Animas-La Plata (ALP) Water Conservancy District Board of Directors, Doris Brennan stepped down from that position this past summer.


SENATOR WHITEHEAD!

Bruce Whitehead, Executive Director of both the Southwestern Water Conservation District and the Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District, was selected to be the newest Senator from Senate District 6 representing Southwest Colorado.


Women [and Girls] Water Work

Each year, Women’s History Month is celebrated throughout this country in March. The first public celebration of women's history in the U.S. was 1978 as Women's History Week. In 1987, Congress expanded the celebration to a month.


March 7, 2009--Jackson Gulch officials tap D.C. (Cortez Journal)

Board members and staff of the Mancos Water Conservancy District made another trip to Washington, D.C., this past week to talk with legislators about a bill that will appropriate funds to the district for repairing and rehabilitating the Jackson Gulch Canal near Mancos. The bill has passed through the Senate but is still sitting in the House of Representatives for approval.

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