San Miguel River: Proposed minimum instream flows for certain reaches dividing residents

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From the Associated Press via the Sky-Hi Daily News:

The proposal by the Bureau of Land Management and Colorado wildlife officials would affect a stretch of the river about three miles west of Nucla. The proposal includes a minimum stream flow of 325 cubic feet per second during the spring runoff period from April 15 to June 14. Some conservation groups and outfitters say the plan would improve habitat for three fish, including the roundtail chub. Montrose County commissioners and Farmers’ Water Development Co. have questioned whether there is enough water to fulfill the plan.

More San Miguel River watershed coverage here and here.

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