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Alamosa Riverkeeper works with Trust

The Conejos County Citizen CAPULIN– Colorado Water Trust has been around since 2001, and we have a lot to show for it, with over 11.5 billion gallons of water restored to 444 miles of rivers and streams. That’s no small feat. So, what are some of the projects that...
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Alamosa River receives streamflow restoration

Alamosa River receives streamflow restoration

CAPULIN – Water running down the Alamosa River finally will be officially protected as instream flow. On November 5, the Division 3 Water Court issued a final decree, formally confirming the Colorado Water Conservation Board and the Alamosa Riverkeeper’s water...
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Absolute Decree of FIRST Instream Flow in Alamosa River

On November 5, 2015, the Division 3 water court issued final decrees to permanently bolster streamflows in the Alamosa River. These official decisions by the water court are the final steps in a multi-year approval process spearheaded by Alamosa RIVERKEEPER® and the...
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Rebirth: Alamosa River, left for dead, is coming back

Rebirth: Alamosa River, left for dead, is coming back

Pueblo Chieftain, June 11, 2015 Matt Hildner CAPULIN — A river once left for dead by mine-polluted runoff in the southwestern corner of the San Luis Valley is coming back to life. The Alamosa River, which once included a 17-mile dead-zone thanks to the Summitville...
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New Approach Benefits the Yampa in 2015

The Colorado Water Trust brought a new solution to add water to the Yampa River in 2015. This is not the first time that we have helped maintain healthy streamflows on the river; however, we wanted to test possible long-term solutions because the short-term lease tool...
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