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Funding Opportunities for Drought Contingency Planning and Resiliency Projects Available from Bureau of Reclamation

Here’s the release from the US Bureau of Reclamation (Peter Soeth):

The Bureau of Reclamation has made two funding opportunities available to help water users develop drought contingency plans and build long-term drought resiliency as part of Reclamation’s Drought Response Program.

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$5 million in the US budget for the Arkansas Valley Conduit

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

More funding for the Arkansas Valley Conduit has started flowing from the federal government.

An additional $2 million in discretionary funds will be shifted to this year’s conduit budget by the Bureau of Reclamation.

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Colorado Water

Aspinall Unit Spring 2016 forecast #ColoradoRiver

From email from Reclamation (Erik Knight):

The February 1st forecast for the April – July unregulated inflow volume to Blue Mesa Reservoir is 640,000 acre-feet. This is 95% of the 30 year average.

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Colorado Water

Bureau Seeking Comment for Dam Repairs

The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking comment regarding an environmental assessment document for the dam at Box Butte State Recreation Area north of Hemingford. Engineers have identified problems with sedimentation through the dam’s toe drain – a perforated pipe that runs along the base of the earthen dam to collect water from the reservoir’s seepage and move it to the downstream side of the embankment. 173 more words

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#COWaterPlan: The Irrigation and Water Efficiency Conference, January 20

From The Montrose Daily Press (Devin O’Brien):

The Shavano Conservation District will provide an opportunity for area residents to slake their thirst for information about the Colorado Water Plan and water management.

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Reclamation Releases a Draft Environmental Assessment for the Lake Durango Water Pipeline

Here’s the release from Reclamation (Justyn Liff):

The Bureau of Reclamation has released a draft environmental assessment for the Lake Durango Water Pipeline Project.

The La Plata West Water Authority is proposing to construct a 4.6 mile water pipeline from Lake Nighthorse, part of the Animas-La Plata Project to Lake Durango in La Plata County, Colo.

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Colorado Water