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- City of Durango Water Commission
- Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority
- Dolores Water Conservancy District
- Florida Water Conservancy District
- La Plata Electric Association
- La Plata Water Conservancy District
- Mancos Conservation District
- Mancos Water Conservancy District
- Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District (PAWSD)
- Pine River Irrigation District
- San Juan Water Conservancy District
- Southwestern Water Conservation District
- U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
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- Cloud Seeding Program
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- Florida Project (Lemon Reservoir)
- Jackson Gulch Reservoir
- Long Hollow Reservoir
- Pine River Project (Vallecito Reservoir)
- Rio Blanco Restoration Project
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Colorado creeks changed lives, cities and landscapes during five days in September, but no transformation was greater than in the creeks themselves.
The Colorado Water Conservation Board has approved a special release of funds from the Colorado Watershed Restoration Program. The CWCB is now accepting applications from counties affected by the September 2013 floods. Applications will be accepted for watershed and stream master planning in flood affected watersheds.
Harvests are late and water systems are damaged as farmers around Colorado struggle after September's flooding. "Some of the frustration now is, in the wake of this disaster, there's not as much attention being given to the crisis that the agriculture sector is facing," said Adrian Card with the Colorado State University Extension.
U.S. REP. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., made a pitch recently for more water storage to supply the people of semi-arid Colorado. He delivered his remarks to the House Natural Resources Committee’s subcommittee on water and power. Rep.
More storage is needed to prevent flooding and provide certainty for Western agriculture during droughts, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton said Tuesday. “Without the ability to store the water that falls on Colorado’s slopes, the West as we know it would not exist,” Tipton said during a House water and power subcommittee hearing.
On Colorado’s Western Slope as well as on the Front Range, water is not only a life giving resource… it is a way of life.
Colorado Division of Water Resources State Engineer Dick Wolfe and Deputy State Engineer Michael Sullivan reminded the large crowd attending a well rules advisory committee meeting on Thursday they mean business about implementing groundwater regulations. "You are going to get shut off," Wolfe responded to a question on Thursday about what will happen to irrigators who neither ha
October 24, 2013--Colorado Water Conservation Board making $40 million available for flood recovery loans (Boulder Daily Camera)
The Colorado Water Conservation Board has freed up $40 million in funds for low-interest loans to help irrigators and other water users start repairing systems damaged by the flooding that hit the state in September. The board had designated $15 million earlier this month, but this week added $25 million to that figure.
Albuquerque and Santa Fe should get their normal deliveries of San Juan/Chama water in the coming year, but if it doesn't snow this winter in the Colorado mountains, the water situation in the middle Rio Grande valley could worsen, New Mexico State Engineer