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- Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District
- City of Durango Water 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
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- 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
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A new chairman and a new board member were welcomed Tuesday by the Colorado Water Conservation Board, meeting at the Pueblo Convention Center. Geoff Blakeslee, a Steamboat Springs ranch operator, was elected chairman, and Eric Wilkinson, executive director of the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District was elected vice-chairman.
May 3, 2009--$5 million on table for tamarisk removal along Colorado River (Grand Junction Sentinel)
A $5 million grant from the U.S.
Last year, evidence of mussels was found in seven Colorado reservoirs and lakes after they were first detected in Lake Pueblo in January 2008.
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March 14, 2009--Boulder Reservoir starts mussel fight, temporarily closes to boats (Boulder Daily Camera)
For the next few weeks, the Boulder Reservoir will be off-limits to large boats in an effort to keep the lake safe from zebra mussels, an invasive species.
Zebra and Quagga mussels have been discovered in Colorado lakes and reservoirs, brought in by recreational vehicles. Because of their propensity to reproduce rapidly, they could soon present a problem for irrigation and reservoir companies, communities and industry.
Unless new water supplies are found to serve a growing population along the South Platte River, pressure will continue to be put on agriculture to provide water for new residents, a state water official said Monday.
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
February 5, 2009--Tamarisk problem requires SWIFT action in western Garfield County, Colorado (Rifle Citizen Telegram)
A prolific tree that already slurps up more than twice the amount of water in the southwest desert as all the major cities of Southern California combined is the target of an eradication project from New C