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- Participating Entities
- Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District
- Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority
- Empire Electric Association
- Florida Water Conservancy District
- Harris Water Engineering
- High Desert Conservation District
- Dolores Water Conservancy District
- La Plata Archuleta Water District
- La Plata Electric Association
- La Plata Water Conservancy District
- La Plata West Water Authority
- Mancos Conservation District
- Mancos Water Conservancy District
- Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company
- Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District (PAWSD)
- Pine River Irrigation District
- San Juan Water Conservancy District
- Southwestern Water Conservation District
- Town of Silverton
- Town of Telluride
- Regional Water Projects
- Animas-La Plata Project (Lake Nighthorse)
- Animas River Stakeholders
- Cloud Seeding Program
- Dolores Project (McPhee Reservoir)
- Dry Gulch Reservoir (Pending)
- Florida Project (Lemon Reservoir)
- Mancos Project (Jackson Gulch Reservoir)
- Long Hollow Reservoir
- Pine River Project (Vallecito Reservoir)
- Rio Blanco Restoration Project
- River Protection Work Group
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South Platte River
A majority of northern Colorado residents support a massive reservoir and pipeline project proposed by the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District and partners, according to a recent survey.
A city of Sterling employee has been appointed by Governor Bill Ritter to the Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Certification Board (WWFOCB). Bill Wright, water and wastewater superintendent for the Sterling Water and Wastewater Division of the Public Works Department, received word of the appointment in July.
August 17, 2008--Evans Fast Break store dumps at least 400 gallons of diesel fuel into a stormwater drain (Greeley Tribune)
Employees of the Fast Break convenience store in Evans may face criminal charges after dumping at least 400 gallons of diesel fuel into a stormwater drain that led directly to the South Platte River on Sunday afternoon.
A committee is moving closer to forming an authority to spearhead physical improvements to Fountain Creek.
State officials are bracing for the possibility of severe drought as a promising snowpack dwindles and summer monsoons miss the state. The impact is already being felt by farmers - 22 counties on the Eastern Plains have filed disaster declarations.
The official weather site at Denver International Airport recorded just 3.26 inches of precipitation by Wednesday, National Weather Service hydrometeorologist Frank Benton said. That's a third less than the record set in the drought year of 2002, when 4.65 inches of precipitation was recorded by July 9.
An organization called the Renaissance Enterprises Group, LLC is now actively purchasing water rights within Logan, Washington and Morgan Counties with the intent to dry up land, Manager Joe Frank told the board of the Lower South Platte Water Conservancy District at their meeting Tuesday.
The movement of billions of gallons of water around the country for drinking, irrigation and other uses will not require permits under the Clean Water Act, even though the water could contain contaminants, the Bush administration announced Monday.
A last-ditch effort to help farmers along the South Platte River whose wells were shut off in a water-rights fight has died in the Legislature. The Legislature killed similar bills earlier in the session, which ends this week. The latest effort failed Friday when a Senate committee defeated it 4-3.
A draft environmental impact statement for a $400 million plan to build two reservoirs in Northern Colorado is available for public comment.