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2011 Proposed Instream Flow Appropriations

Pursuant to ISF Rule 5, the Colorado Water Conservation Board is providing notice that the following streams are being considered for instream flow appropriations. The earliest these streams could be recommended to the CWCB Board is at the January 2011 meeting. Staff is evaluating these recommendations for completeness and accuracy and performing an independent review of water availability. Staff requests public comment on these recommendations and urges any interested parties to provide comments to Jeff Baessler. Detailed information regarding these proposed instream flow appropriations can be obtained by clicking on the stakeholder recommendation in the table below. Staff will provide regular updates to this table as information is received and developed.

2011 Appropriation Notices
Last Updated: September 20, 2011
Water Division Stream Name Staff Analysis & Recommendation Stakeholder Recommendation County Status

1



Coal Creek
(Boulder County Open Space Boundary to Louisville Wastewater Treatment outfall)
City of Louisville, CDOW Boulder Postponed until 2012

1

Coal Creek
(to Louisville Wastewater Treatment outfall to Lafayette pumping station #2)
City of Louisville, CDOW Boulder Postponed until 2012

2

Gibson Creek
(headwaters to Verde Creek)
Preliminary Hydrograph CDOW Custer Postponed until 2012

2

West Beaver Creek
(Douglas Gulch to East Beaver Creek)
CDOW Fremont Postponed until 2012

2

Beaver Creek
(East Beaver Creek to Unnamed Tributary)
CDOW Fremont Postponed until 2012

2

East Beaver Creek
(Gould Creek to Beaver Creek)
CDOW Fremont Postponed until 2012

2

Baker Creek
(headwaters to USFS Boundary)
CDOW Huerfano This recommendation will not move forward until after January 2013.

2

Bonnett Creek
(headwaters to USFS Boundary)
CDOW Huerfano Postponed until 2012

2

Chaparral Creek
(headwaters to USFS Boundary)
Executive Summary CDOW Huerfano Appropriated

2

Dodgeton Creek
(headwaters to USFS Boundary)
Executive Summary CDOW Huerfano Appropriated

4

North Fork Tabeguache Creek
(headwaters to Tabeguache Creek)
Executive Summary USFS Montrose Appropriated

4

Red Canyon Creek headwaters to Horsefly Creek) Executive Summary USFS Montrose Appropriated

4

San Miguel River
(Calamity Draw to Dolores River)
Executive Summary BLM & CDOW Montrose Appropriated
Stakeholder Letters

4

Tabeguache Creek
(unnamed trib to Forest Service Boundary)
Executive Summary USFS Montrose Appropriated

5

Eagle River (ISF Increase) (confl Cross Creek to confl Gore Creek) CDOW Eagle Postponed until 2012

5

Colorado River
(Blue River to Piney Creek)
Upper Colorado Wild and Scenic Stakeholder Group Grand / Eagle Appropriated

5

Colorado River
(Piney Creek to Cabin Creek)
Upper Colorado Wild and Scenic Stakeholder Group Eagle Appropriated

5

Colorado River
(Cabin Creek to Point Immediately Upstream of Eagle River)
Upper Colorado Wild and Scenic Stakeholder Group Eagle Appropriated

5

Little Green Creek (headwaters to confl Muddy Creek Executive Summary TU Grand / Routt Appropriated

5

Unnamed tributary to Muddy Creek (headwaters to confl Muddy Creek) Executive Summary TU Grand / Routt Appropriated

6

North Fork North Platte River
(Headwaters to headgate Little Nellie Ditch)
Preliminary Hydrograph BLM Jackson Active

6

South Fork Big Creek
(confl Wheeler Creek to Colorado-Wyoming Border)
Preliminary Hydrograph BLM Jackson Postponed until 2012

6

Wheeler Creek
(Headwaters to South Fork Big Creek)
BLM Jackson Postponed until 2012

6

Moeller Creek
(headwaters to confl Fawn Creek)
Preliminary Hydrograph CDOW Rio Blanco Postponed until 2012

6

Piceance Creek
(confl with Dry Fork to Confl with White River)
Preliminary Hydrograph BLM & CDOW Rio Blanco Postponed until 2012

6

Yellow Creek (Springs in NWNE S12, T1N R98W, 6PM to confl White R.) Preliminary Hydrograph BLM & CDOW Rio Blanco Postponed until 2012