Denver Water, et al: A historic moment for Colorado water — Signing of historic agreement for cooperative water management and supply

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Here’s the release from Denver Water (Stacy Chesney):

WHO: Governor John Hickenlooper; Grand County Commissioners James Newberry, Nancy Stuart Gary Bumgarner; Penfield Tate, Denver Water Commissioner; Summit County Commissioners Dan Gibbs, Karn Stiegelmeier; William J. Baum, Clinton Ditch & Reservoir Co.; Eric Kuhn, Colorado River District, General Manager.

WHAT: Leaders from Grand County, Summit County, Denver Water and the Clinton Ditch & Reservoir Co. will sign the Colorado River Cooperative Agreement. This unprecedented agreement achieves better environmental health for the Colorado River Basin, maintains high-quality recreational use and improves economics for many cities, counties and businesses impacted by the river. The agreement is the result of five years of negotiations.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 15, 2012, noon

WHERE: Grand County Administration Building, 308 Byers Ave., Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451

More Colorado River Cooperative Agreement coverage here.

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