Rifle: Garfield County State of the Rivers Meeting, June 5, 2019

An irrigation ditch south of Silt, and the Colorado River, moves water toward a field. The state of irrigated agriculture in Garfield County is expected to get a closer look as part of an integrated water management plan being prepared by the Middle Colorado Watershed Council. Photo credit: Brent Gardner-Smith

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The 2019 Garfield County State of the River meeting is coming up next week, Wednesday, June 5th, at the Rifle Branch Library.

Please join us for this evening of presentations, discussions, and updates on the Western Slope’s most important natural resource: The Colorado River.

Presentations at this year’s event will include information and updates about local planning efforts, current and forecasted conditions for the summer months, and an overview of “big river” issues including recent Drought Contingency Plans (DCP’s) for the Upper and Lower Basin states.

Who: Garfield County Water Users (That’s all of us!)
When: June 5. Free food and drink at 5:30pm – Program begins at 6:00pm.
Where: Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Avenue, Rifle, CO

We hope you’ll attend to hear ongoing efforts at the local, regional and national levels to sustain and enhance critical water resources in the Colorado River Basin.

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