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No transmountain diversions from the Roaring Fork for 10 days or so

From The Aspen Daily News (Curtis Wackerle):

Water management issues on the East Slope mean that the Roaring Fork River will continue to experience natural flows unaltered by diversions beneath the Continental Divide for another week to 10 days, a Pitkin County official said on Wednesday.

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Aspinall Unit operations update: 1150 CFS in Black Canyon

From email from Reclamation (Erik Knight):

The spring peak operation has officially concluded. Due to an issue with the power plant at Crystal Dam, the ramp down was forced to end prematurely.

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Colorado Water

Former Grand County manager, Lurline Underbrink Curran, given award by Colorado Water Trust -- @AspenJournalism

From Aspen Journalism (Brent Gardner-Smith):

Lurline Underbrink Curran, the long-time Grand County manager, was lavished with praise Wednesday evening at the Denver Botanic Gardens, but she may have told the best joke.

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Many in N. #Colorado welcome the @OmahaUSACE approval for Chimney Hollow Reservoir

Site of Chimney Hollow Reservoir via Northern Water.

Map from Northern Water via the Fort Collins Coloradan.

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Colorado Water

The Colorado River District's take on Aspen's conditional storage rights -- @AspenJournalism

From Aspen Journalism (Brent Gardner-Smith):

Given the ongoing discussion in Aspen about the city’s conditional water storage rights tied to two reservoirs on Castle and Maroon creeks, we thought it would be informative to interview Chris Treese, the external affairs manager of the Colorado River Water Conservation District, which works to protect Western Slope water supplies.

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#Runoff news: Twin Lakes should fill next week -- more water for the Roaring Fork River

From Aspen Public Radio (Elizabeth Stewart-Severy):

Water levels on the Roaring Fork River are expected to rise next week as Twin Lakes Reservoir reaches capacity.

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Colorado Water

From the Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District via The Pueblo Chieftain:

A hefty snowpack and relatively full municipal storage means farms will get a larger than usual share of Fryingpan-Arkansas Project water this year.

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