Ice Lake will be getting a new outlet and spillway after the Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District board of directors approved the project during its monthly meeting in Salida.
In Colorado, transfer of water from one type of use to another is a historical necessity and will continue throughout Colorado and the semi-arid West.
As the General Manager of the Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District, perhaps the water question I am asked the most involves irrigation ditches and the appurtenant water rights.
The June meeting of the Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District board of directors included the annual election of officers as well as reports about the district’s change of use case resulting from its agreement to replace water depletions for Ice Lake.
During the May meeting of the Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District, consultant Ken Baker reported on issues relevant to the Doctrine of Prior Appropriation, which provides the framework for Colorado water law.
In our continuing coverage of Nestle Waters North America’s 1041 permit renewal process, columnist Joe Stone has posted a new story.
Nestlé Waters North America’s 2019 report to Chaffee County about its local water operations shows continuing compliance with all 1041 permit conditions except for the quota of 50 percent local…
Palmer Land Trust has officially taken over the stewardship covenant for the 200-acre CB Ranch in Coaldale, which was bought by Security Water District in 2013 for the ranch’s water rights.
By fallowing its Lake Ranch property, the Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District could provide 250 acre-feet of water for other uses.