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- City of Durango Water Commission
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- 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
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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)
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San Luis Valley
Drought conditions on the San Luis Valley floor have prompted the state engineer to urge farmers to conserve water while federal agricultural officials consider requesting a disaster designation for the area. State Engineer Dick Wolfe said in open letter to valley water users this week that any overdraft of the valley's aquifers will have to be repaid down the road.
If the experts with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center are right, this winter’s La Niña tap of moisture may slow to a trickle the next few months. The latest outlook, covering March through May, suggests there’s a 30 percent chance that most of Colorado will experience above average temperatures and below normal precipitation during the period.
“The spread of aquatic nuisance species is a serious problem that threatens to disrupt our fisheries and potentially restrict angler opportunity,” said Colorado Division of Wildlife commission chairman Tim Glenn.
The Interbasin Compact Committee honored the memory of San Luis Valley water leader Ray Wright Thursday. Wright, 56, and Doug Shriver, 53, both of Monte Vista, were killed when snow collapsed the roof of a cabin they were working on near Creede in March.
Opponents of a plan to reduce groundwater pumping in the north-central part of the San Luis Valley renewed their arguments Monday that the proposal did not do enough to protect senior surface water users.
The Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust (RiGHT) has been awarded their second $1 million grant from the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) toward conservation of the Rio Grande corridor in the San Luis Valley. The funds were approved at the Sept. 9 meeting of the national Migratory Bird Conservation Commission.
Nobody knows “everything there is to know about San Luis Valley water,” but one of the goals of the Rio Grande Inter Basin Roundtable is to gather and disseminate as much information as possible.
The Rio Grande Water Conservation District will refrain from taking a position on the possible effects of solar development on agricultural water use for now.
The Rio Grande Inter Basin Roundtable on Tuesday approved $31,500 from its basin funds to help the San Luis Valley’s first water management sub-district finish up a CREP (Conservation Reserve Enhancement P
A series of educational forums for domestic well owners and users in the San Luis Valley will kick off tonight at the Sangre de Cristo Parish Hall.