Piedra River

April 15, 2014--Mountain bounty (Cortez Journal)

In the mountain climate between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs, farmer Matt Brewer plans to harvest 400 to 600 of pounds of leafy greens each week from just one of his aquaponic greenhouses this summer. At Chimney Rock Farms on the Piedra River, Brewer has built two commercial-scale aquaponic greenhouses that house fish tanks and thousands of square feet of troughs w

October 31, 2012--Water 2012 visits Southwest Basin (Alamosa News)

Southwestern Colorado’s rivers are unique in that many of the rivers and tributaries flow from north to south and are administered as independent river systems. This is due to the fact that many, such as the Navajo, Blanco, Piedra, Pine, Florida, Animas, La Plata, and Mancos Rivers, are tributary to the San Juan River in New Mexico or just upstream of the state line.

May 30, 2012--Goal is to keep blaze north of Piedra River (Durango Herald)

Fire crews continued to work mostly within the perimeter of the Little Sand Fire near Pagosa Springs on Monday and built firelines along U.S. Forest Service Road 639. The problems were manageable considering what firefighters are dealing with in southwestern New Mexico. The goal is to keep the fire where it is – north of the Piedra River near Pagosa Springs.

Piedra River Workgroup (Pagosa Springs, CO)

03/13/2012 5:30 pm

The next Piedra River Workgroup meeting will be conducted at the Ross Aragon Community Center in Pagosa Springs. Call (970) 759-9716 for more information and/or questions.

Piedra River Workgroup Meeting

02/21/2012 5:30 pm

The next Piedra River Workgroup meeting will be conducted at the Ross Aragon Community Center. For more information or if questions, call (970) 759.9716.

Piedra River Workgroup (Pagosa Springs, CO)

12/06/2011 5:30 pm
12/06/2011 8:30 pm

The next meeting of the Piedra River workgroup will be Tuesday, December 6th, 5:30-8:30pm, at Ross Aragon Community Center in Pagosa Springs. For more information, contact Tami Graham at (970) 759.9716 or www.tamigraham.com

Piedra River Protection Workgroup (Pagosa Springs)

11/01/2011 5:30 pm
11/01/2011 8:00 pm

Piedra River Protection Workgroup meeting at the Ross Aragon Community Center in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. For more information contact Temi Graham at (970) 759-9716 or www.temigraham.com.

March 27, 2009--New water district seeks funding ideas (Durango Herald)

Members of the board of the La Plata-Archuleta Water District  looked to see if residents were willing to pay for rural water needs in the face of countywide growth Thursday night at a public meeting

August 14, 2008--Water district narrowly passes (Durango Herald)

Voters by a slim margin approved the creation of the La Plata Archuleta Water District, which aims to establish a rural water system where residents currently depend on wells or trucked-in water. The district covers primarily southeast La Plata County. 

August 1, 2008--LAPLAWD, opponents debate rural water system (Pine River Times)

Arguments for and against a rural domestic water system were presented to Pine River Rotary Club members on July 23. The district is needed because water wells in many part of the county depend on traditional flood irrigation for re-charge.

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