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Aspinall Unit update: 350 cfs in Black Canyon

From email from Reclamation (Erik Knight):

Releases from Crystal Dam will be decreased from 1150 cfs to 1050 cfs on Wednesday, October 22nd at 10:00 AM.

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Arkansas Valley Conduit update

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

A regional water conservation plan already is opening doors for participants in the Arkansas Valley Conduit. The Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District has worked with the communities to develop strategies to improve water systems in advance of the conduit’s construction.

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State Parks to Drop Dam Site

By Beth Wojahn

New Mexico State Park and the Bureau of Reclamation officials will host a meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 5:30 p.m., at Elephant Butte Inn to provide information to the public and answer questions about State Parks’ decision to no longer include the Dam Site Recreation Area in Elephant Butte Lake State Park.

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"If I have 24 hours of floodwater on the Colorado Canal, I’m going to take it. I need it" -- Matt Heimerich

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

A district formed to improve Fountain Creek last week made an appeal for those with water rights to get involved in the early stages of a study to build flood control structures.

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Lower Fryingpan River "relatively healthy" -- Roaring Fork Conservancy

From The Aspen Times (Scott Condon):

The lower Fryingpan River ecosystem is relatively healthy even though an algae with the notorious nickname “rock snot” has taken hold, according to preliminary results of a study commissioned by the Roaring Fork Conservancy.

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Reclamation Releases the Final Environmental Assessment for Two Salinity Control Projects

Here’s the release from the US Bureau of Reclamation (Terry Stroh/Justyn Hock):

Reclamation announced today that it has released a final environmental assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for two proposed salinity control projects.

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Aspinall Unit update: 350 cfs in Black Canyon

From email from Reclamation (Erik Knight):

Releases from Crystal Dam will be decreased from 1250 cfs to 1150 cfs on Wednesday, October 15th at 8:00 AM.

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