UYWCD Board of Directors Approves 10-year Contract with Colorado Water Trust

Nov 18, 2021

The board of directors of the Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District has approved the District’s first long-term water storage contract for environmental, instream, and recreational use. The contract approval is a huge first step for UYWCD and the Colorado Water Trust to be one of the first in the state to utilize new legislation that allows for releases of stored water to boost stream flows during drought years. Read more about what this contract could mean for the Yampa River…