Groundwater Rules

June 18, 2011--Engineer urges valley not to overdraft water (Pueblo Chieftain)

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.

May 30, 2010--Groundwater rules for SLV coming in three months (Pueblo Chieftain)

State Engineer Dick Wolfe said Friday that groundwater rules for the San Luis Valley could be ready to submit to court within the next three months.

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