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- Participating Entities
- Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District
- 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
- Regional Water Projects
- Animas River Stakeholders
- Animas-La Plata Project
- Cloud Seeding Program
- Dolores Project (McPhee Reservoir)
- Dry Gulch Reservoir (Pending)
- Florida Project (Lemon Reservoir)
- Jackson Gulch Reservoir
- Long Hollow Reservoir
- Pine River Project (Vallecito Reservoir)
- Rio Blanco Restoration Project
- River Protection Work Group
- UMETCO (Urivan) Water Rights
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Nearly $30 million in Colorado Lottery revenue will be spent on eight projects along Colorado rivers and creeks. Gov. John Hickenlooper and Great Outdoors Colorado announced the grants on Tuesday in Denver. Five are being made to projects along the Front Range.
The San Miguel River winds surreptitiously around the edge of town before dropping some 3,000 feet on its way to the desert. For the most part, the river is unhindered by man’s works. For anglers and recreational boaters that means a trove of enjoyable stretches.
Water is obviously the first thing that comes to mind when people think of the Mancos River: how that water gets to everyone, how it’s used, who uses it and keeping the river flowing correctly. There are many organizations in Mancos that have a direct influence on the river, the watershed that surrounds it and the condition and health of the river itself.
According to a Durango Herald article, the largest gold producer ever in Silverton, Sunnyside Gold Corporation, has offered $6.5 million toward cleaning up toxic waste leaking from one of its mines.
The largest gold producer ever in Silverton has offered $6.5 million toward cleaning up toxic waste leaking from one of its shuttered mines. A letter from the Sunnyside Gold Corp. was received Tuesday by the stakeholders group that has been working on cleanup since 1994.
The Greek philosopher Zeno said, “It is not possible to step into the same river twice.” That is certainly true in Pagosa Springs as rafters and tubers will definitely have two more whitewater features to thrill them next spring and summer. Furthermore, if Army Corps of Engineers (ACoE) permitting goes seamlessly, along with other variables, river enthusiasts could have as many
Jeff Crane, executive director of the Colorado Watershed Assembly, was named a “National River Hero” at the recent National River Rally, hosted by the River Network. River Network, along with Tom's of Maine, presented the River Heroes Awards, which celebrate rivers and those who protect them. The National River Heroes are nominated and selected by peers.
June has been designated Great Outdoors Month by presidential proclamation since 2004. This year, the president has been joined by the governors of Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming and a dozen other states in encouraging Americans this June to renew our commitment to protecting our water, air, and majestic landscapes for our children and grandchildren to enjoy.
Some big equipment last week in the Dolores River channel across from Joe Rowell Park may precede big improvements to the river's health. Bill Coughlin, owner of Western Stream Works based in Ridgway, and Danny Bankston contracted with the U.S.
Restoration of the Animas River has begun downstream of the Ninth Street bridge and is expected to last four weeks. Boulders are being placed at points in the river to improve fish habitat, minimize erosion and lessen undercutting of steep sections of the riverbank.