High Line Canal

September 14, 2008--Water plan gives 'recipe' for future transfers (Pueblo Chieftain)

 A committee studying how to make water transfers work better for all involved has completed about two years of work and will ask the Arkansas Basin Roundtable to approve its report next month.

July 31, 2008--Sprinkler improvement impact growing (Pueblo Chieftain)

Agricultural improvements now present a tiny problem, in terms of satisfying Kansas demands for Arkansas River water, but could become as significant as well pumping in terms of depletion.

July 13, 2008--Surface irrigation rules moving toward a solution (Pueblo Chieftain)

From the state’s point of view, pending rules for Arkansas River basin surface irrigators who improve their systems by installing sprinklers are primarily aimed at preventing depletions to Kansas.

April 18, 2008--Water board to leave some water on West Slope (Pueblo Chieftain)

The Pueblo Board of Water Works will leave a little of its water on the West Slope this year because water conditions in the Arkansas River basin are expected to be bountiful. Diversions from the Columbine, Wurtz and Busk-Ivanhoe systems will be curtailed this year, Water Resources Specialist Alan Ward told the water board this week.

October 18, 2007--Lower Arkansas district buys farmland on High Line Canal (Pueblo Chieftain)

The Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District purchased a 55-acre farm on the High Line Canal in Pueblo County and added three conservation easements to its portfolio of water investments Wednesday. The district will pay $180,000 for the farm, with the intention of keeping the land in agriculture, said General Manager Jay Winner. The farm comes with six shares of High Line Canal water.

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