Surface Creek Valley Water Meetings

Jan 18th @ 7:54 am in Local Events, News, Public Service by Scott Staley

The public is invited to come learn about water issues facing Colorado, the Gunnison River Basin, and Grand Mesa’s Surface Creek Valley at two upcoming meetings. The meetings, organized by the Grand Mesa Water Conservancy District with the support of the Water Center at Colorado Mesa University, are free to the public.  

Tues, January 29, 2013, 7-9pm

Orchard City Town Hall

9661 2100 Road

Austin, CO 81410


Thurs, January 31, 2013, 7-9pm

Cedaredge Community Center

140 NW 2nd St.

Cedaredge, CO, 81413  

Speakers will give presentations on local and statewide water supply challenges and initiatives to address them, and will explain the roles and activities of local water providers and managers.

AGENDA (same for both meetings)

7:00 – Welcome & Program Overview

Austin Keiser, President, Grand Mesa Water Conservancy District

7:10 – Negotiating our Water Future in Colorado & the Gunnison Basin

Gunnison Basin Roundtable & Water Center at Colorado Mesa University

7:30 – The role of the Colorado Division of Water Resources

Doug Wist, Lead Water Commissioner, District 40 (Cedaredge)

7:40 – The role of the Grand Mesa Water Users Association

Arlo Cox, President or Ron Shaver

7:50 – The role of the Grand Mesa Water Conservancy District

Austin Keiser, President

8:00 – Local Water Providers: Supply Outlook & Challenges

Upper Surface Creek Domestic Water Users Association – Dan Hawkins

Town of Cedaredge – Dave Smith

Town of Orchard City – Mike Morgan

Colby Domestic Water – Buckley Peterson

9:00 – Adjourn 

The agenda is also available at: