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 provide benefits to rivers year after year? The Instream Flow/Terrace Spillway Project on the Alamosa River has kept water in the river since 2015 (and was our largest project by volume last year).

…In 2008, Cindy and the Alamosa Riverkeeper began working with Colorado Water Trust to plan out flow restoration for the river. The Water Trust provided guidance and technical assistance, and connected them to people who could help, so that the community could secure water rights to get the river flowing.

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The Conejos County Citizen

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