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Dolores, Bureau of Reclamation, water resource project, Colorado

Dolores, Bureau of Reclamation, water resource project, Colorado

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Published by Bureau of Reclamation, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- Dolores River (Colo. and Utah)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Reclamation
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14219213M

    Not soon after, they proposed the creation of a new La Plata-Archuleta Water District, charged with providing a reliable source of adequate quantity and good quality water to the area. And they predict that it will get hotter — and that what is a record today could someday be the norm. To allow time for these efforts, while also holding a date in the priority system, water users apply for conditional water right decrees to unappropriated water, if any remains available. But the domestic water supply problems of La Plata County are not unique. He saw the beginning of its construction as a huge victory. Some decrees even went so far as to grant more water than a particular ditch could carry.

    InCongress passed a new statute which set power allocations to southern California, Arizona, and Nevada from the dam from to Mean monthly high temperatures are Unlike many other areas of the state 14 and nation, where farmers are selling their water to the highest bidder, Porter says Montezuma irrigators are actually looking for more water to expand their operations. Without such a plan, the potential use of the water is considered speculative and is disallowed. In addition, there are three endangered species recovery programs Upper Colorado, San Juan and Platte for which the Colorado Water Conservation Board takes lead responsibility. Adapted from What Exactly is a River Call?

    Some files may be restricted due to attorney-client privilege. After the first transbasin diversion from the Dolores River more than years ago, few fish survived in what little water the river had left, especially in late summer. It is hydrologically connected to a river. John Porter, former manager of the district for 22 years and still a consultant, said he coined the catchy acronym partly in jest. It was a popular move. Recent drought has reduced surface irrigation dramatically, so return flows water not taken up by crops and not returned to ground water or rivers are not recharging the shallow aquifers like they once did.


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Dolores, Bureau of Reclamation, water resource project, Colorado book

The priority becomes fixed when the water is actually placed to beneficial use. Portions of the collection are open only to the NPIC board members, staff, and attorneys. The workers were under severe time constraints due to the beginning of the concrete pour, and when they encountered hot springs or cavities too large to readily fill, they moved on without resolving the problem.

These approvals, that will allow an Estonian hard rock oil shale company to exploit US public lands and resources, must be reversed.

Ruff 3 lin. It may hold rulemaking and adjudicatory hearings, subject to judicial review by a groundwater judge. The goal is to avoid water waste so the water resource is available to as many decreed water rights as possible. Irrigation diversions can take away, then return water to the stream system.

Learn more about this agency and the Colorado Water Plan on their website: www. The project—centered on construction of McPhee dam and reservoir—was proposed in part to resolve Indian water right claims, to supplement existing irrigation systems, open new lands to cultivation, provide drinking water, and increase instream flows for fish and wildlife in the lower Dolores River.

Colorado Water

He worked for many institutions including the U. When water rights are not exercised for a consecutive year period, they may be presumed abandoned, but the owner can rebut this presumption by demonstrating intent not to abandon.

A lawyer with multidisciplinary interests and a diverse career, George William Jerry Sherk has worked for the U. Most recent figures indicate that the tribe generates about jobs, making the Utes the second-largest employer in the area.

They needed water not only to supply their homes with clean drinking water, but for industry, commerce, and—if they could prevail—to grow food for their families and the region. Power is generated in step with and only with the release of water in response to downstream water resource project demands.

The Platte River stretches across three states; Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska and is home to the endangered whooping crane, interior least tern, and pallid sturgeon and the threatened piping plover.

Although the workers sent the organizers away, not wanting to be associated with the "Wobblies", they formed a committee to represent them with the company. Blue City places a call. The first takes water directly from the stream or aquifer by a ditch or well to its place of use. When a Six Companies manager altered working times to force workers to take lunch on their own time, workers responded with a strike.United States.

Bureau of Reclamation. Books from the extended shelves: Cumulative supplement to the edition of Bureau of Reclamation project feasibilities and States. Bureau of Reclamation: Effects of the Paradox Valley Unit on dissolved solids, sodium, and chloride in the Dolores River near Bedrock, Colorado, water years Part of a management team for a muli-year, multi-million dollar Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region, archeological mitigation project on the Dolores River in southwest Colorado.

As part of the construction of a $ million dam and water delivery system, the archaeological project recovered over 2 million artifacts for study, and. The Dorothy Harvey papers () is a collection of materials focusing on the Central Utah Project (CUP), a water resource development program to use Utah's alloted share of the Colorado River.

Includes correspondence, Harvey's writing drafts and notes for an unpublished book on the CUP, federal documents, project litigation materials, subject files, news clippings, newsletters, programs. Water Resource Modeling of the Colorado River: Present and Future Strategies Future of the Colorado River Project that seeks to explore.

Mission Areas

the Bureau of Reclamation, including all that are. Partners of the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program are recovering four species of endangered fish in the Colorado River and its tributaries in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming while water use and development continues to meet human needs in compliance with interstate compacts and applicable federal and state laws.

John Porter was the general manager of the Dolores Water Conservancy District (Colorado) from through his retirement in This collection is entirely digital, comprised of articles, data, and reports, many by Porter, and most concerning the District and its Dolores River Reclamation Project, constructed by the Bureau of Reclamation.