The spring 2017 #Colorado Ag Water Alliance newsletter is hot off the presses

Bicycling the Colorado National Monument, Grand Valley in the distance via Colorado.com

Click here to read the newsletter. Here’s an excerpt:

Grand Valley Water Users Association; Conserved Consumptive Use Pilot Project (CCUPP)

A report from the Grand Valley Water Users Association (GVWUA) examined the process and lessons learned from a “Water Bank” created and administered by the GVWUA. For 2017, 10 voluntary irrigators in the Association will be paid to conserve consumptive use water. A total of 1,252.2 acres will be involved in the program, and participants are being paid $356 to $623 per acre depending on the method of conserved consumptive use. The report goes into detail about the issues of budget, timing, negative impacts, and marketing. You can read the entire report here.

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