Water at risk

Outlet: The Pueblo Chieftain

May 23, 2011

The Super Ditch’s potential to preserve water in the Lower Arkansas Valley is being eroded by decisions that are in direct conflict with that goal.
The latest decision is portentous. The Super Ditch will test the efficacy of selling water, through temporary leases rather than permanent sales of water rights, through the transfer of up to 500 acre-feet of water to the Pikes Peak Regional Water Authority from the Catlin Canal…

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