RRWCD increases program payments to record levels
September 1, 2021
During their recent Board meeting, the Republican River Water Conservation District Board voted to greatly increase their payments for conservation programs. Wells located in the South Fork Focus Zone will receive the highest increase in payments.
On Aug. 24, 2016, the Republican River Compact Administration signed a resolution granting 100 percent credit for the water delivered by the Compact Compliance Pipeline. This water is measured at the compact gage on the North Fork Republican River east of Wray.
In exchange for this, Colorado agreed to try to voluntarily retire up to 25,000 acr...