- About WIP
- Participating Entities
- Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District
- City of Durango Utility Commission
- Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority
- Dolores Conservation District
- Dolores Water Conservancy District
- Empire Electric Association
- Florida Water Conservancy District
- La Plata Archuleta Water District
- La Plata Electric Association
- La Plata Water Conservancy District
- Mancos Conservation District
- Mancos Water Conservancy District
- Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District (PAWSD)
- Pine River Irrigation District
- San Juan Water Conservancy District
- Southwestern Water Conservation District
- Town of Silverton
- Town of Telluride
- Regional Water Projects
- Animas-La Plata Project (Lake Nighthorse)
- Animas River Stakeholders
- Cloud Seeding Program
- Dolores Project (McPhee Reservoir)
- Dry Gulch Reservoir (Pending)
- Florida Project (Lemon Reservoir)
- Mancos Project (Jackson Gulch Reservoir)
- Long Hollow Reservoir
- Pine River Project (Vallecito Reservoir)
- Rio Blanco Restoration Project
- River Protection Work Group
- Water Information
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Colorado Division of Wildlife
Nearly two years after receiving go-ahead funding from the Colorado Division of Wildlife, Montezuma County officials are requesting bids for the installation of a breakwater at McPhee Reservoir. The county was granted $151,152 for the establishment of the breakwater from the 2009 Motorboat Access grant program provided by the division of wildlife.
The Hermosa Creek River Protection Workgroup’s discussions about how best to manage the 100,000-acre Hermosa Creek watershed north of Durango began in 2008 and wrapped up in early 2010.
The beleaguered Colorado River cutthroat trout is getting a new lifeline this summer. Thanks to a joint effort between the Colorado Division of Wildlife and the U.S. Forest Service, the native fish, once close to landing on the endangered species list, will be given an exclusive home in upper Hermosa Creek.
The Colorado Division of Wildlife has found the invasive zebra mussel in just seven Colorado bodies of water, but crews monitor 230 waters in the state to keep the threat from spreading. The agency's efforts extend beyond its jurisdiction into Forest Service and municipal areas and more. For that, the invasive species coordinator, Elizabeth Brown, was recently recognized by the Forest Service.
February 4, 2011--Colorado Water Board votes to appropriate San Miguel in-stream flow (Telluride Watch)
At its January meeting held in Denver last week, the Colorado Water Conservation Board unanimously declared its intent to appropriate an instream flow water right on a 16.5-mil
So far, the State Legislature hasn’t tackled water in the current session, but one measure on the horizon has caught the attention of Colorado hunters and anglers.
“The spread of aquatic nuisance species is a serious problem that threatens to disrupt our fisheries and potentially restrict angler opportunity,” said Colorado Division of Wildlife commission chairman Tim Glenn.
Colorado Division of Wildlife biologists this week said plans by Denver Water to increase diversions from the West Slope via the Moffat Firming Project will reduce stream flows and raise temperatures in the Williams Fork, Fraser and Upper Colorado River systems.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has overcome environmentalist protests, uncertain funding, project downsizing and cost overruns to bring the decades-old Animas-La Plata Project to completion. Now the agency is facing a new challenge: intruders.
Watercraft inspections to prevent the spread of invasive aquatic species are now mandatory in Colorado for both resident and non-resident motorized watercraft.