Amity Canal

December 30, 2010--Power pushes the envelope of water resources (Pueblo Chieftain)

It takes a lot of water to make juice. Electricity in this case. As the state’s population has increased, so have electric demands. Since most of the state’s electricity is supplied by coal-fired power plants, a lot of water is required to run steam turbines and cool equipment.


January 24, 2009-- Environmental group resists water change (Pueblo Chieftain)

Environment Colorado remains committed on following through with its objection to Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association’s proposal to convert almost half of the water rights on the Amity C

January 24, 2009--Lower Ark settles in Tri-State case (Pueblo Chieftain)

The Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District settled with Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association this week in a case that would change nearly half of the shares in the Amity Canal t

January 9, 2009--Tri-State water trial date moved to March (Pueblo Chieftain)

A trial in a water case that would allow Amity Canal water to be used for power plants near Holly has been delayed. The trial initially was scheduled to begin later this month in Division 2 water court, but is now scheduled to begin March 17.

October 24, 2008--Opponents leaving Tri-State water case (Pueblo Chieftain)

The largest water-change case in the Arkansas Valley is moving toward a trial next January with fewer opponents. Last week, the Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District, working with other parties in the case, approved a settlement with Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association.


August 7, 2008--State groups want Tri-State water case dismissed (Pueblo Chieftain)

Environmental groups have asked a judge to dismiss a water court application by Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association for a power plant it plans to build at Holly.


August 1, 2007--Power supplier files water change case (Pueblo Chieftain)

A power developer filed court papers this week to change more than half of the Amity Canal to industrial as well as agricultural use. Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association has contracted for the purchase of more than half of the Amity Canal’s 34,662 shares and filed its change of use application with Division 2 water court.


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