La Plata Archuleta Water District

La Plata Archuleta Water District

The La Plata Archuleta Water District (LPAWD) recently signed a contract with the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) to purchase 2,500 acre-feet (AF) of water from the Animas-La Plata Project over a 40 year period.

La Plata Archuleta Water District

In January the La Plata Archuleta Water District, officially formed in August 2008, marked the first delivery of water at the home of Brittney a

January 27, 2014--Water finally flows in subdivision in south-central area (Durango Herald)

It was a long time coming, but potable in-house running water has become reality in a south-central La Plata County neighborhood. The La Plata Archuleta Water District, officially formed in August 2008, and on Thursday it marked the first delivery of water at the home of Lucas and Brittney Avery in the Silver Hills subdivision off County Road 510. The recognition was symbolic.


La Plata Archuleta Water District Groundbreaking Ceremony (Bayfield, CO)

11/13/2012 2:00 pm

The La Plata Archuleta Water District (LAWD) will be conducting a groundbreaking ceremony in Bayfield (CO) on November 13, 2012 at 2:00 pm near the roundabout on County Road 501. For more information contact the LAWD.


October 28, 2012--State grant furthers water district project (Durango Herald)

The La Plata Archuleta Water District, preparing to break ground on its first pipeline network, has received $500,000 from state sources to further the project. A Colorado Water Conservation Board grant will cover $475,000, with the remainder coming from the Southwest Basin Roundtable’s share of the Water Supply Reserve Account. Ground breaking is scheduled Nov. 13.


April 25, 2012--Rural area to get Durango water? (Durango Herald)

To discourage sprawl and encourage urban infill, Three Springs Boulevard is supposed to be Durango’s eastern city limit, according to the direction that City Council gave to staff members at a planning retreat two year ago, said City Manager Ron LeBlanc. As a supplier of water, the city of Durango is under pressure to untap its resources for rural development.


Bayfield and LPAWD Continue Joint Water Plant Talks

A joint Bayfield/La Plata Archuleta Water District (LPAWD) water treatment plant would cost substantially less than if LPAWD builds a separate plant from scratch. That was the key result of a feasibility study presented to Bayfield town trustees in August.


August 19, 2011--Bayfield, LAPLAWD continue to look at building joint water plant (Pine River Times)

A joint Bayfield/ La Plata Archuleta Water District water treatment plant would cost substantially less than if LAPLAWD builds a separate plant from scratch. That was the key result of a feasibility study presented to Bayfield town trustees Tuesday night.


Funding

The Water Supply Reserve Account received the January installment of funds as a "Tier II" severance tax program. This means the WSRA received another 30% of the appropriation for FY 2010/2011 or an additional $1.8 million of the $6 million appropriation.

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