Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District

September 8, 2009--Arkansas River reaches lowest flow since March (Mountain Mail)

The Arkansas River reached its low summer flow at about 235 cubic feet per second late Friday at the Wellsville gauge - the lowest since March. "We haven't had a lot of precipitation in the last 60 days," Terry Scanga, Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District general manager, said last week.

July 9, 2009--County to hire lawyer to review water aug plan (Westcliffe Wet Mountain Tribune)

The county commissioners are hiring a water attorney to review the proposed water augmentation plan the Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District filed in court late last month.

June 18, 2009--Despite concerns, Upper Ark moves ahead with water aug filing (Westcliffe Wet Mountain Tribune)

The Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District is moving forward with its plan to submit a proposed Custer County water augmentation

June 4, 2009--Upper Ark water officials lay out augmentation plans (Westcliffe Wet Mountain Tribune)

Since 2003, the Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District has been working to bring a blanket water augmentation plan to Custer County. Last week, Terry Scanga and others with the UAWCD met with the county commissioners and other interested persons  to give an update on that proposed plan.


February 18, 2009--Water board boosts revenue with leases (Pueblo Chieftain)

Water leases that will bring in nearly $450,000 this year and $140,000 per year, in 2009 dollars, for the next 40 years were approved Tuesday by the Pueblo Board of Water Works.

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