Dillion Reservoir

May 16, 2010--Outlook for summer water supply improves (Summit Daily)

Weeks of snowy, cool weather has officials feeling a little more optimistic about the water-supply situation as the state heads into summer. As of May 15, snowpack in the Upper Colorado River basin, which includes Summit County's Blue River, was 89 percent of average; year-to-date precipitation in the basin totaled 92 percent of average on Saturday.


March 10, 2010--West Slope questions Denver Water plan (Summit Citizens)

Local officials said Tuesday that a draft environmental study for a major Denver Water project is incomplete and doesn’t accurately reflect potential impacts in Summit County. At issue is Denver Water’s plan to expand its Moffat Collection system in Grand County.


November 28, 2009--Denver Water looks for more mountain water (Summit Daily News)

A plan by Denver Water to increase water diversions from the West Slope to the Front Range will get an early December public hearing in Summit County. As described in a draft environmental study, the Moffat Collection System project in Grand County would also have impacts on flows on the Blue River.


December 19, 2007--No water for the hot tub in Summit County (Denver Post)

The increasing demand for a limited amount of water in the state has prompted crackdowns on illegal use by everyone from second-home owners in resort areas to ranchers on the Eastern Plains.


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