Conejos River System Confluence Management Project

Category: Irrigation Infrastructure
Organization: Conejos Water Conservancy District
Date Approved: May 2014
Basin Funds: $15,000
State Funds: $280,000

This project was designed to address discrepancies found by the Colorado Division of Water Resources between water forecasts and actual flows, particularly on the Conejos system. The funds from this grant have been used to install 72 electronic gauging stations and to automate four control gates on the Conejos, at the Headsmill, North Branch, Manassa and Romero diversions.