South Fork Focus Zone

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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.

of 25,000 acres retired

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)

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The RRWCD Purchases Several Surface Water Rights

The RRWCD Purchases Several Surface Water Rights

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