South Fork Focus Zone

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South Fork Focus Zone

$2 Million in incentives

The RRWCD is currently offering a supplemental contract on a first come first served basis on the first 10,000 eligible acres signed up under CREP. That is a bonus of $200/acre. Contact the RRWCD for more information.

  • Current incentive funds used

$1,869,446 of $2,000,000

  • ARPA Dollars encumbered

$18,044,520.03 of $29.5 million

of 25,000 acres retired

What You Need to Know
About the SFFZ

In 2016, the Republican River Compact Administration approved a resolution stating the State of Colorado would attempt to voluntarily retire 25,000 irrigated acres in the South Fork Focus Zone by 2029, in an effort to restore streamflow in the South Fork Republican River.

SFFZ Documents

Learn more about when and why the SFFZ was created.

Map of Wells and Irrigated Acres

View a map of wells and irrigated acres within the South Fork Focus Zone (SFFZ)

Related Information

Senator Bennet’s CREP Improvement Act Summary

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...

Public Notice

Public Notice

Regarding a Potential for a Future Per Acre-Foot Fee that Could Include 2022 Water Use

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