Ute Water Conservancy District

April 8, 2015--West Slope could use own water plan, managers say (Grand Junction Sentinel)

It might not be enough for Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to be considering a statewide water plan, said water managers and growers on Tuesday. “Maybe the West Slope needs to have one, too,” said Larry Clever, general manager of the Ute Water Conservancy District.


March 11, 2015--CWCB proposed acquisition of contractual interest in water on the 15 mile reach of the Colorado River (CWCB Instream Flow Program)

At its March 18-19, 2015 meeting in Broomfield, CO, the Colorado Water Conservation Board (“CWCB”) will evaluate a proposal from the Ute Water Conservancy District for a potential lease of a contractual interest in water for instream flow use to preserve/improve the natural environment to a reasonable degree in the Colorado River. The reach of stream proposed for use


September 2, 2013--Officials: ‘Not 1 more drop’ to Front Range (Grand Junction Sentinel)

Colorado should import water to meet burgeoning Front Range demands — and lessen the pressure on the Western Slope to slake that thirst, Grand Valley water officials suggest.


March 22, 2009--Grand Junction, Ute Water officials see threat to water storage (Grand Junction Sentinel)

The possibility that Gov. Bill Ritter could back a proposal for prohibiting water storage in roadless areas of national forests in Colorado has some Western Slope water suppliers worried.

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