It's a once in a lifetime opportunity
June 8, 2022
The combined teams from the Republican River Water Conservation District and the Rio Grande Water Conservation District recently announce the accomplishment of receiving unanimous approval of Senate Bill 22-028 (SB22-028) by the Colorado General Assembly.
Governor Polis signed the bill on Monday, May 23 in Alamosa. SB 22-028 provides $60 million ($30 million to each district) from American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 funds to assist in the retirement of irrigated acres as required by compacts in each district.
The RRWCD is tasked by the State of Colorado with retiring 10,000 irrigated acr...