Irrigators allowed early season start date

Outlet: The Alamosa Valley Courier

March 24, 2011

MONTE VISTA — Monday will mark the beginning of the irrigation season for many San Luis Valley farmers. At the request of the majority of water users attending the Rio Grande Water Users Association meeting Wednesday afternoon, Colorado Division of Water Resources Division 3 Division Engineer Craig Cotten agreed to permit an early irrigation start date for irrigators on the Rio Grande main stem…

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