Agricultural Updates

Gunnison River Basin
Jul
13
Taylor Park Reservoir Operations

July 8, 2020 update from Erik Knight,  Hydrologist, Western Colorado Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation: Operations for Taylor Park Reservoir In summary: Releases […]

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
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) […]

Gunnison River Basin
Jun
5
A revolution in hydropower makes waves in rural Colorado

Carl Segerstrom of High Country News dives into the evolution of small hydroelectric facilities in Montrose, utilizing irrigation canals. The Uncompahgre Valley Water Users Association […]

Gunnison River Basin
May
14
$1.7 million available in funding for the construction of irrigation efficiency improvement projects in the Lower Gunnison Project area

May 11, 2018, Glenwood Springs, CO – The Colorado River District is pleased to announce a $1.7M funding opportunity to support qualified applicants for construction […]