2205 State Ave., Alamosa, CO 81101 • Ph: 719-589-2553 • Fax: 719-589-6573
Current E-Edition

News Obits Opinion Community Calendar Police Religion Sports Classifieds Home 

Basin's water outlook is mixed blessing

Modified: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017

ALAMOSA A higher water year in the San Luis Valley means a greater obligation to downstream states.

Colorado Division of Water Resources Division 3 Engineer Craig Cotten explained that both the Rio Grande and Conejos River systems, which are under Rio Grande Compact obligations to New Mexico and Texas, are forecasted for above average flows. The snowpack in the Rio Grande Basin that encompasses the Valley is also above average.

For the complete article see the 02-15-2017 issue.

Click here to purchase an electronic version of the 02-15-2017 paper.

Select Page:



Shoppe Hide


Copyright 2017 News Media Corporation

News    Classifieds    Shoppe    Search    ContactUs    TalkBack    Subscribe    Information    E-Edition    Business Portal