Group plan for sprinklers put in place

Outlet: The Pueblo Chieftain

May 22, 2011

In the first year of surface irrigation improvement rules for the Arkansas Valley, 81 sprinkler systems will be covered by a group plan to ensure there are no losses to the Arkansas River. Depletions will be negligible, about 930 acre-feet, according to the compliance plan filed by the Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District, Water Division 2 Engineer Steve Witte told the Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District on Thursday…

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