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- 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
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The average annual flow in the Colorado River below Granby Reservoir would decrease by about 15 percent under a proposed plan to increase diversions from the West Slope to the Front Range, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation acknowledged last week, releasing a final environmental impact statement for the Windy Gap firming project.
A new University of Colorado Boulder study indicates the infestation of trees by mountain pine beetles in the High Country across the West could potentially trigger earlier snowmelt and increase water yields from snowpack that accumulates beneath affected trees.
August 8, 2009--Algae toxin monitoring resumes in Grand County water bodies (Grand County Sky-Hi Daily News)
Blooms of blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) can release cyanotoxins into the water that are potentially harmful to humans and pets.
Zebra and quagga mussels are tiny shellfish that officials worry could pose a huge problem to lakes, boats and water systems throughout Colorado.
February 13, 2009--Grand Lake officials aim to contain invasive mussels (Grand County Sky-Hi Daily News)
Town of Grand Lake officials are currently working with state and federal agencies on how 100 percent compliance can be achieved around the Three Lakes (Granby and Shadow Mountain Reservoirs and Grand Lake) and Willow Creek Reservoir to ensure that boats are hot-power washed before
December 10, 2008--Town of Grand Lake weighs in against Windy Gap Firming Project (Grand County Sky-Hi Daily News)
The health of Grand Lake and possible financial setbacks that could result from deterioration of the lake’s water quality were listed among main reasons why the Northern Colorado Conservancy District munic
The Colorado River inlet to Shadow Mountain Reservoir showed traces of tree-spraying chemicals, but other Grand County lakes did not, according to government tests. Both carbaryl and permethrin were found at the one test site, according to Grand County Water Quality Specialist Katherine Morris.
October 24, 2008--Fraser River work near Tabernash aims to improve habitat, create wetlands (Grand County Sky-Hi Daily News)
All the heavy equipment operating in the open meadow southwest of Tabernash, Colorado, this week is not constructing another development, but rather is working on a project that will restore the water quality and the riparian environment along a portion of the Fraser River.
The two sides of the Continental Divide are engaged in a first-of-its-kind negotiation over moving more water to the Front Range — the two water companies are planning $410 million in new projects to provide an extra 16 billion gallons — while protecting the mountain streams and rivers.
Apprehension about potential damage from mussels in Lake Pueblo went up a couple of notches over the weekend after the state confirmed quaggas as well as zebras are in the water.