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Learn About CREP
The Republican River Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) is a conservation program in which a large-capacity water right used for irrigation is voluntarily permanently retired, a grass habitat is established, and the well owner receives an annual payment from FSA and RRWCD in return for 15 year contract.
Learn About EQIP
The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is a water conservation program in which the well owner voluntarily retires their large-capacity water right used for irrigation and in exchange is provided annual compensation through the NRCS and RRWCD. The contract length may vary.
Senator Bennet’s CREP Improvement Act Summary
The Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program Improvement Act sponsored by Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO.) and Senator Roger Marshall (R-KS) The Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP), part of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), leverages federal and...
RRWCD Quarterly Board Meeting
Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2023 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Place: St. John's Lutheran Church Education Hall located at 405 S. Albany Street, Yuma, CO 80759 The Board will review the minutes of the February 21, 2023, quarterly Board meeting...
RRWCD FEE INCREASED TO $30 PER IRRIGATED ACRE
The county assessors and treasurers are working on the 2023 tax rolls for their counties. The tax roll includes an assessment on irrigated acres from the Republican River Water Conservation District (RRWCD). The RRWCD assessments fund the district’s...
Regarding a Potential for a Future Per Acre-Foot Fee that Could Include 2022 Water Use
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