South Platte River - Chatfield

State and federal partners finalize Chatfield Reservoir Reallocation Project

-Department of Natural Resources and Colorado Water Conservation Boardral and state entities and local water providers, Chatfield Reservoir will begin storing up to an additional 20,600 acre-feet of water this spring.

DENVER – After more than three decades of collaboration between fede

“Not only will the environmental pool improve recreational and water quality downstream of Chatfield, but the releases will also be utilized for irrigation of family farms and livestock operations in the South Platte valley, which are vital to Colorado’s economy,” said Randy Ray, Chatfield Reservoir Mitigation Company board president and executive director of Central Colorado Water Conservancy District.

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