Gunnison River Basin Blog

This is the first of many contributed thoughts and ideas about water. If you would like to contribute an article on Gunnison Basin water issues or have an idea for an article that you’d like to share with us, please submit along with your name and contact information to [email protected] The Gunnison Basin Water Website Management Committee does not accept responsibility for the content of the blog. The ideas and opinions presented are solely those of the author. The Management Committee reserves the right to withhold or post content at their discretion.

Gunnison River Basin
Mar
24
Aspinall Unit and Gunnison Tunnel Operation Updates
Categories: Water Management

March 24, 2020 Releases from the Aspinall Unit will be increased to 1050 cfs on Wednesday, March 25th. Releases are being adjusted to accommodate the […]

Gunnison River Basin
Mar
9
Colorado Water Leaders Move Forward with Demand Management Investigation
Categories: Water Management

Colorado Water Conservation Board Hosts Two-Day Forum On March 4 – 5, Colorado continued to carve the path forward in its Demand Management Feasibility Investigation […]

Gunnison River Basin
Feb
21
New Study Projects Severe Water Shortage in the Colorado River Basin

The loss of the reflective snowpack drives evaporation and reduces the flow of water, the study found. By Bob Berwyn, inside climate news The 40 […]

Gunnison River Basin
Feb
21
Report: Colorado’s farm water use exceeds national average, despite efforts to conserve

Farm water is critical to Colorado’s effort to balance a growing population with a water system stressed by drought and climate change. Farmers are the […]

Gunnison River Basin
Oct
16
Taylor Park Reservoir Operations

October 16 update from Erik Knight, Western Colorado Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation: Releases from Taylor Park Dam are being decreased from 200 […]

Gunnison River Basin
Aug
19
Risk Study
Categories: Water Management

Colorado River Risk Study Preliminary conclusions. 1. Under current conditions and operating policies, the likelihood of reaching critical elevations or a compact deficit is low, […]