Irrigation seasons to begin in rest of the Valley

VALLEY — The Division Engineer for Division 3 of the Colorado Division of Water Resources has announced that the irrigation season will begin on March 26 for irrigation structures within the following drainage areas:

*  Rio Grande (Water District 20)

* Alamosa Creek (Water District 21)

* San Luis Creek (Water District 25)

* Saguache Creek (Water District 26).

This announcement is to comply with the State Engineer’s policy number 2010-1 regarding the setting of an irrigation season in Division 3.  As of March 26, the irrigation season will be open for all areas of the San Luis Valley.

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