San Juan Water Commission

September 10, 2016--New Mexico water officials eye pipeline to Colorado lake (Farmington Times)

A water commission is eyeing a possible pipeline from a Colorado lake to northern New Mexico. The Daily Times reports San Juan Water Commission members will meet in October to weigh having the pipeline designed at an estimated cost of $10,000 to $15,000. Further study could cost up to $250,000. Lake Nighthorse in southern Colorado is managed by the Bureau of Reclamation. The


A Matter of 10,000 Acre-Feet

As many are aware, the Animas-La Plata (A-LP) project, which was authorized in 1968 through the Colorado River Basin Storage Project Act at 191,200 acre-feet (AF) of depletion[1], was reduced to 57,100 AF in 2000 as part as part of the Ute Indian Water Rights Settlement Act.


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