Thank you so much for participating in a great event, please see below for resources from our presenters.
Bob Hurford, P.E., Division Engineer- State of the Gunnison River
John Clark, Mayor of Ridgway- Ridgway Water Plan
Andy Mueller, General Manager, Colorado River District – Lake Powell and the Future of West Slope Water
Marielle Cowdin, Director of Public Relations, Colorado River District – Community Funding Partnership
Presentations and discussions will cover the hydrology and water supply forecasts for the Uncompaghre and Gunnison Rivers, a look at local water studies and water storage, Big River issues and reservoir operations affecting your community, and opportunities for funding local, multi-benefit and multi-use projects.
You’ll also have opportunities to connect with River District and Water Users Association staff to ask questions and discuss local concerns.
The event is free, open to the public, and a fajita dinner catered by True Grit will kick off the program – space is limited, please RSVP.
A draft agenda can be found below.
Ouray County State of the River Agenda:
6:00 p.m. Fajita Dinner catered by True Grit
6:30 p.m. Welcome – Marielle Cowdin, Director of Public Relations, Colorado River District and Marti Whitmore, Board President, Colorado River District
6:35 p.m. Outlook: Water Year 2022 – Bob Hurford, Division 4 Engineer, Colorado Department of Natural Resources
6:55 p.m. Lake Powell & The Future of West Slope Water – Andy Mueller, General Manager, Colorado River District
7:15 p.m. The Ridgway Water Plan – John Clark, Mayor, Town of Ridgway
7:30 p.m. The Ram’s Horn Reservoir Proposal – Peter Foster, Vice President, Wright Water Engineers
7:45 p.m. The Community Funding Partnership: Big Issues, Local Solutions – Marielle Cowdin, Director of Public Relations, Colorado River District
7:50 p.m. Audience Q&A for All Presenters
8:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
We look forward to seeing you!
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