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
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, […]

Gunnison River Basin
Aug
19
Gunnison River Basin & Operations
Categories: Water Management

The Gunnison River Basin, along with the rest of the Upper Colorado River Basin (Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming and Utah), benefited from near record snowpack […]

Gunnison River Basin
Aug
14
Colorado River Basin Drought Contingency Plans
Categories: Uncategorized

Drought Contingency Plan Transmittal Letter to Congress from the designated representatives from the seven States of the Colorado River Basin and the Agreement Concerning Colorado […]

Gunnison River Basin
Aug
7
Aspinall Unit and Gunnison Tunnel Operation Updates

Releases from the Aspinall Unit will be decreased by 1000 cfs between Tuesday and Thursday, August 6 and 8. The forecasts are finally showing enough […]

Gunnison River Basin
Jul
22
Gunnison Tunnel Diversions to Increase to Capacity

Uncompahgre Valley Water Users Association manager Steve Anderson announced that flows through the Gunnison Tunnel will be increased by 50 cubic feet per second (cfs) […]