Pikes Peak Regional Water Authority

April 14, 2011--Roundtable backs water law study (Pueblo Chieftain)

A study to determine if state law helps or hinders new strategies to share water was approved Wednesday by the Arkansas Basin Roundtable. The study would help projects like the Arkansas Valley Super Ditch, or any effort that would allow farmers to retain water rights yet lease water, to determine what limitations could work against the concept, and what laws might help implementation.


November 19, 2009--Super Ditch announces first water leasing deal struck (La Junta Democrat)

John Schweizer, chairman of the Super Ditch consortium, announced Wednesday the group has worked out an agreement with Pikes Peak Regional Water Authority to lease 2,000 acre feet of water to seven Colorado Springs-area entities. The leasing of irrigation water rights held by farmers working under seven canal companies in Southeastern Colorado would begin in 2011, Schweizer said.


June 22, 2009--New wrinkle for proposed Colo. water pipeline (Denver Post)

Pueblo County's district attorney has written to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asking them not to issue a permit for the $1.1 billion pipeline.

February 24, 2009--Creativity spurs Fountain's drive for water sources (Pueblo Chieftain)

Fountain now has about 25,000 people and expects to double that number by 2030. Its service area has grown with annexation of thousands of potential home sites in the past few years.

September 26, 2008--Judge upholds part of lawsuit against Aurora, Reclamation (Pueblo Chieftain)

The Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District filed the lawsuit late last year. A judge Thursday refused requests to throw out a lawsuit seeking to nullify a federal contract permitting Aurora to store water in Lake Pueblo reservoir. Chief U.S.


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