Conflict in the San Luis Valley over groundwater pumping

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Here’s a recap of a recent meeting of the Rio Grande Water Conservation District board, from Ruth Heide writing for the Valley Courier. From the article:

In response to several letters to the editor from Perry Alspaugh, the water district board asked Alspaugh and other members of the senior surface water group Save Our Senior Water Rights (SOS) to meet with the board during its quarterly meeting in Alamosa.

More San Luis Valley groundwater coverage here and here.

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