Aspen officials release Upper Roaring Fork River Management Plan, which names stretch of river through Aspen as most at risk and transmountain diversions as the main cause.
Very low flows in the upper Colorado River system are now expected to trigger calls from senior water rights. And water releases from Ruedi Reservoir into the lower Fryingpan River will begin on Friday to bolster downstream flows.
A water court referee has set deadlines in the City of Aspen’s settlements with 10 parties over its water rights on Maroon and Castle creeks.
The Eagle County Conservation District used $54,300 from CWCB to produce an inventory of 25 irrigation ditches, many in need of repair, but it has yet to release the details.
Low snowpack can lead to low runoff