Gunnison Basin Roundtable

February 12, 2012--Blue Mesa seen as a water bank (Pueblo Chieftain)

Water interests on both sides of the Continental Divide are continuing to investigate whether a water banking plan could be used to protect Colorado’s interests in the Colorado River.


October 14, 2010--Roundtables want to move Blue Mesa plan (Pueblo Chieftain)

The Arkansas Basin Roundtable wants to advance a plan to protect transmountain diversions by setting up a storage account at Blue Mesa Reservoir on the Gunnison River. The roundtable is developing the plan in conjunction with the Gunnison Basin Roundtable.


January 17, 2010--Should state study drying up cities? (Pueblo Chieftain)

Gunnison Basin water users are bristling at suggestions made last summer to the Interbasin Compact Committee, saying their concerns about economy and environment are equal to Front Range alarm at potential changes in the “urban landscape.” The Gunnison Basin Roundtable responded this month to letters from the Arkansas Basin Roundtable and the Front Range Water Council in July asking


July 20, 2008--Colorado at least has plans, if not a vision (Pueblo Chieftain)

Earlier this year, state Department of Natural Resources Chairman Harris Sherman asked the Interbasin Compact Committee to come up with a vision for Colorado water resources in 50 years. While it has sparked lively debate at the last two IBCC meetings, there’s no vision yet.


February 6, 2007--Front Range Fishes for Water Input (Grand Junction Daily Sentinel)

The potential for the Gunnison Basin Roundtable to participate in a Western Slope water availability study was welcome news...the Colorado Water Conservation Board in January voted to support a bill that would allow for the board to conduct a water availability study on the Western Slope ahead of any proposal to pump water from the Gunnison Basin to the Front Range...If the study gets the Legislat


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