Upper Gunnison River Restoration and Irrigation Improvement Project

Community Funding Partnership Voices Upper Gunnison River Restoration and Irrigation Improvement Project on the Outcalt/Tomichi Ditch  “My family’s been ranching here for five generations on my mom’s side and four generations on my dad’s side,” says Burt Guerrieri of Mill Creek Ranch. “In fact, my dad started diverting water out of this ditch when

2022-11-10T17:48:54+00:00November 10th, 2022|Community Funding Partnership, Newsletter, Water News|

Board Approves Four More Water Projects

Soil Moisture sensing device. Newly Funded Water Projects to Aid in More Accurate Water Forecasting During the Fourth Quarterly General and Enterprise Meeting of 2022, the Board of Directors approved $195,293 for four new Community Funding Partnership projects. In less than two years of operation, the Community Funding Partnership has supported over

Board of Directors Meets for Fourth Quarterly Meeting of 2022

Board of Directors to Reflect on Water Year 2022 Next Tuesday, October 18 and Wednesday, October 19, the Colorado River District Board of Directors will hold their fourth quarterly Board Meeting of 2022 at the River District office in Glenwood Springs. Members of the public may sign up to view the live stream HERE.

River District Awards Half Million in Accelerator Grants

River District Awards Half Million in Accelerator Grants Over $490,000 awarded to help local projects complete competitive applications for funds available through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 3, 2022  Grand Junction, Colorado — Along with the nearly half a million dollars awarded in Accelerator Grants, the Colorado River District’s Community Funding

State of the River Success

In-person State of the River Meetings welcomed nearly 1,000 local residents Spring of 2022 brought the Colorado River District back to our communities with the return of an in-person State of the River event series. This was the District’s most States of the Rivers events to date, with 11 meetings held across the District’s

Community Funding Partnership Continues to Build Solutions

Two New Community Funding Partnership Projects Approved Unique "Accelerator Grant" designed to help West Slope water users leverage federal funding made available through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. On Wednesday, the Board of Directors heard from Amy Moyer, Director of Strategic Partnerships. Her report on the accomplishments of the Community Funding Partnership continues to be

Board Of Directors To Hear Reports on Drought, Powell, and Water Projects

Water Supply Challenges Continue in Colorado River Basin “Although water year 2022 is much better than last year, that is not saying much.” -Andy Mueller, General Manager On July 19 and 20, 2022, the Colorado River District Board of Directors will meet in Glenwood Springs for the Third Quarterly General and Enterprise meeting of

River District Awards First Accelerator Grant

River District Awards First Accelerator Grant The Big Blue Ditch Company received $45,000 to support their federal grant application feasibility study. Glenwood Springs, Colorado — On June 28, 2022, the Colorado River District’s Community Funding Partnership awarded its first Accelerator Grant to the Big Blue Ditch Diversion Rehabilitation and Piping Project Feasibility Study. Located in

Seven New Community Funding Partnership Projects Approved

Seven New Community Funding Partnership Projects Approved River District Board of Directors greenlights over $500,000 in grant funding at Second Quarterly meeting. On Wednesday, April 20, the Community Funding Partnership took center stage at the River District’s Second Quarterly Board Meeting. Amy Moyer, Director of Strategic Partnerships, brought seven new projects to the table

2022-05-18T21:55:16+00:00May 18th, 2022|Community Funding Partnership, Water News|

Board Of Directors To Discuss Streamflow Forecasts And Water Projects

Board Of Directors To Discuss Streamflow Forecasts And Water Projects The Colorado River District Board of Directors will meet in Glenwood Springs on April 19-20 to discuss Second Quarter priorities and First Quarter accomplishments. This meeting’s agenda is available HERE. River District Board meetings include updates from staff on a variety of subjects including technical,

2022-05-17T22:16:34+00:00May 17th, 2022|Community Funding Partnership, Water News|
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