Water rights muddy picture on Fountain Creek

Outlet: Pueblo Chieftain

December 9, 2011

Flood control projects on Fountain Creek will have to conform to state water law to ensure downstream water rights are not depleted. A panel took up the topic Wednesday at a meeting of the technical advisory committee of the Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control and Greenway District. Stormwater is a make or break situation,” said Dan Henrichs, superintendent of the High Line Canal. “The question is: Whose water is it, and how do you get it to them?”..