September 26, 2021

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Republican River district hosts meetings on drinking water user service fees

The Republican River Water Conservation District is internet hosting a series of meetings this week to examine modifications in rates compensated for conservation contracts alongside the South Fork. Because of to a 2016 resolution approved by the Republican River Compact Administration, Colorado was granted 100% credit history for h2o delivered by the compact compliance pipeline now positioned in northeastern Colorado. In exchange for this, Colorado agreed to retire up to 25,000 acres in the South Fork Republican drainage location. The agreement involves 10,000 acres be retired by the finish of 2024 and the remaining 15,000 acres by the conclude of 2029. To offset the added expense for increased conservation payments, the RRWCD is thinking about raising the once-a-year drinking water use payment to a total of $30 for every irrigated acre next yr. This maximize would be on the 2022 tax-roll and would be payable in early 2023. The final informational meeting on the subject is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Burlington Occasion Heart.

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