Central Colorado Water Conservancy District scores $376,000 from omnibus bill

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From the Greeley Tribune: “The Central Colorado Water Conservancy District has received $376,000 from the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2009 passed by the U.S. Senate earlier this week…Central will use the funding for surface and groundwater conservation along the South Platte, mainly on telemetry on irrigation wells so the district, and eventually farmers, can use water more efficiently, said Greg Hertzke at the district. A pilot program is currently underway that will target 200 wells, he said.

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