State to consider San Luis Valley water legislation

Outlet: The Alamosa Courier

January 12, 2011

To provide for pending groundwater management plans in the San Luis Valley, state legislators are expected to consider a bill this week that would allow the state engineer to approve temporary operation of sub-district management plans as substitute water supply plans. Steve Vandiver, manager for the Rio Grande Water Conservation District that is sponsoring the water management sub-districts in the Valley, explained the pending legislation to Rio Grande Roundtable members during their meeting on Tuesday…

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