Irrigation season begins in parts of San Luis Valley


VALLEY — The Division Engineer for Division 3 of the Colorado Division of Water Resources has announced that the irrigation season will begin (began) on:

  • March 12 for irrigation structures within the drainage area of Trinchera Creek (all of Water District 35).
  • March 15 for irrigation structures within the drainage area of La Garita and Carnero creeks (all of Water District 27).
  • March 15 for irrigation structures within the drainage area of Culebra Creek (all of Water District 24).

This notice only pertains to irrigation rights within these areas. This announcement is to comply with the State Engineer’s policy number 2010-1 regarding the setting of an irrigation season in Division 3.

Future announcements will be made concerning the beginning of the irrigation season for other areas of the San Luis Valley.

Please contact the Division of Water Resources at 719-589-6683.


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