Bureau of Reclamation

May 25, 2009--Dam releases to aid rare fish in Colorado River (Denver Post)

Six reservoirs along the upper Colorado River are releasing water through the Memorial Day weekend to help improve mating habitat for endangered fish. The releases from Granby, Ruedi, Windy Gap, Williams Wolford Mountain, Dillon and Green Mountain reservoirs are designed to replicate spring peak flows on the Colorado before the dams were built.

May 17, 2009--Army Corps of Engineers begins new SDS evaluation (Pueblo Chieftain)

Colorado Springs Utilities has filed with the Army Corps of Engineers for a permit to build the Southern Delivery System in watersheds controlled by the federal government. The Corps will accept comments on SDS through June 4, according to information posted on its Web site last week.

May 8, 2009--Black Canyon river flows swell after 36-year fight (Denver Post)

After one of the biggest water battles in Colorado history, extra water began flowing out of the Crystal Reservoir on Thursday to restore Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.

March 19, 2009--City settles water dispute with Lower Arkansas Valley district (Aurora Sentinel)

The Aurora City Council approved a settlement in litigation relating to its use of excess water capacity in a project in the Arkansas River Basin during a special meeting held Wednesday, March 18.

March 18, 2009--$3 million canal project to help with salinity control (Grand Junction Free Press)

As part of program to reduce salinity added to the Colorado River, the Bureau of Reclamation awarded a $3 million grant to Grand Valley Irrigation to concrete-line portions of its Mainline and Highline can

February 24, 2009--County approves SDS (Canon City Daily Record)

The Fremont County Commissioners unanimously approved a Special Review Use permit this morning to allow construction of the massive, $1.1 billion Southern Delivery System through Fremont County.

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