The minimum amount of contract water is 0.1 acre-foot annually. Please visit lease water for the maximum amount available.
Charges vary depending on the water source (i.e., Colorado River water versus Eagle River water). Visit lease water for current pricing. Standard application fee $400 and $800 if River District is required to file a Statement of Opposition.
We offer Interim contracts for periods of 5 years or less and Full Term contracts for more than 5 years to a maximum of 40 years. Full Term contracts have a right to renew option for an additional 35 years.
The River District sells water from its reserves (developed or previously purchased). The water comes from Eagle Park Reservoir, Ruedi Reservoir and the District’s Wolford Mountain Reservoir. For a summary and description of the water rights held by the River District, please visit lease water.
Visit lease water to access the application and instructions.