Boulder Creek and the Blue River – Peabody No. 1 Ditch
- Peabody No. 1 Ditch / Blue River Project Highlights
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How Did This Project Come to Us?:
Ranchers, Jeannette and Howard Moser, were introduced to Colorado Water Trust through a local water commissioner, Scott Hummer, as they began planning to scale back their operations and wanted to find a way to ensure their water rights would help keep their local river protected.
Permanent Water Acquisition (Colorado Water Trust’s first permanent project changed two water rights for instream flow use, bolstering flows on fourteen miles of Boulder Creek and the Blue River.)
Colorado Water Conservation Board, Jeannette and Howard Moser
Water was first restored to this river in 2011, and since it was a permanent acquisition it has continued to restore flows ever since that date.
- Cover Photo: Colorado Water Trust Staff
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This Project Fact Sheet provides basic information and facts about the Peabody Ditch No. 1 water right transaction, which is adding flow to approximately 11 stream miles in Summit County....
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