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July 1st Last Day for Correcting RRWCD Water Use Fees

July 1st Last Day for Correcting RRWCD Water Use Fees

Water use fees imposed by the Republican River Water Conservation District Water Activity Enterprise on the diversion of ground water for irrigation use are collected by the county treasurers. If the assessed irrigated acres on which the fee is based are incorrect, a...

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RRWCD Welcomes New Board Members

RRWCD Welcomes New Board Members

At the beginning of the Republican River Water Conservation District (RRWCD) Board meeting last week, the Board welcomed 2 new Board members. Rod Lenz, RRWCD Board President, swore in Brooke Campbell, from Cheyenne Wells, who will be representing the East Cheyenne...

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RRWCD Boundary to Change

RRWCD Boundary to Change

House Bill 19-1029 passed the Colorado legislature and was signed into law by Governor Polis on April 16, 2019. It will become effective on August 2, 2019. The bill will modify the boundary of the Republican River Water Conservation District (RRWCD).  On September 17,...

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The RRWCD Purchases Several Surface Water Rights

The RRWCD Purchases Several Surface Water Rights

In an effort to increase the surface water flows in the Republican River system, the Republican River Water Conservation District has recently purchased and leased multiple surface water rights on both the North Fork and South Fork Republican Rivers.  By keeping the...

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EQIP Sign-up Deadline January 18th

EQIP Sign-up Deadline January 18th

Submitted by Deb Daniel, RRWCD General Manager Wray, CO – The sign-up deadline of the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is fast approaching. The deadline for filing an application for a 2019 EQIP contract with NRCS is Friday, January 18, 2019. The...

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