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2012 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. 

2012 Appropriation Notices
Last Updated: October 16, 2012
Water Division Stream Name Staff Analysis & Recommendation Stakeholder Recommendation County Status

1

North Clear Creek
(Confl. Chase Gulch to Confl. Clear Creek)
Executive Summary CDOW & CDPHE Gilpin, Jefferson Active

1

Fish Creek (Increase)
(Confl. Unnamed Tributary to Confl. Johnson Creek)
Executive Summary BLM Larimer Appropriated 

1

Forrester Creek
(Headwaters to Forrester Creek Ditch Headgate)
Executive Summary BLM Larimer Appropriated 

1

Grace Creek
(Confl. NF & SF Grace Creek to Grace Creek Ditch Headgate)
Executive Summary BLM Larimer Appropriated

1

Johnson Creek
(Confl. Fish Creek to Confluence Pole Creek)
Executive Summary BLM Larimer Appropriated

1

Johnson Creek
(Confl. Unnamed Tributary to Confl. Fish Creek)
Executive Summary BLM Larimer Appropriated

1

Johnson Creek (Increase)
(Confl. Pole Creek to Colorado-Wyoming Border)
Executive Summary BLM Larimer Appropriated

1

Pole Creek (Increase)
(Headwaters to Confl. Johnson Creek)
Executive Summary BLM Larimer Appropriated 

1

Stuck Creek (Increase) 
(Headwaters to Warren Ditch Headgate)
Executive Summary BLM Larimer Appropriated

2

Beaver Creek
(Confl. East & West Beaver Creeks to Confl. Patton Canyon)
CDOW Fremont Active

2

West Beaver Creek
(Confl. Douglas Gulch to Confl. East Beaver Creek)
CDOW Fremont, Teller Active

2

Apishapa River
(Headwaters to Confl. Herlick Canyon Creek)
CDOW Las Animas Active

3

Brewery Creek
(USFS Boundary to Confl. Kerber Creek)
Executive Summary BLM Saguache Appropriated 

3

Elkhorn Gulch
(Headwaters to Confl. Kerber Creek)
Executive Summary BLM Saguache Appropriated

3

Kerber Creek
(Confl. Elkhorn Gulch to Confl. Brewery Creek)
Executive Summary BLM Saguache Appropriated

3

Kerber Creek
(Confl. Brewery Creek to Wells Kerber Ditch Headgate)
Executive Summary BLM Saguache Appropriated

4

Ute Creek
(Headwaters to Confl. West Creek)
BLM Mesa Active

5

East Divide Creek
(Confl. Camp Creek to Confl. June Creek)
CDOW Garfield Active

5

Meadow Creek
(Outlet Meadow Creek Reservoir to Confl. Main Elk Creek)
CDOW Garfield Active

5

Beaver Creek
(Headwaters to Rifle Town Intake)
CDOW Garfield Active

5

Beaver Dam Creek
(Headwaters to Confl. East Divide Creek)
CDOW Mesa Active

5

West Divide Creek
(Confl. Little Beaver Creek to Confl. Mosquito Creek)
CDOW Mesa Active

5

East Divide Creek
(Confl. Gennings Creek to Confl. Camp Creek)
CDOW Mesa, Garfield Active

6

North Fork North Platte River
(Headwaters to Little Nellie Ditch Headgate)
BLM Jackson Active

6

South Fork Big Creek
(Confl. Wheeler Creek to Colorado-Wyoming border)
BLM Jackson Active

6

Wheeler Creek
(Headwaters to Confl. SF Big Creek)
BLM Jackson Active

6

Piceance Creek
(Confl. Dry Fork to Confl. White River)
BLM & CDOW Rio Blanco Active

6

Yellow Creek
(Springs in Sec. 12, T1N, R98W 6th PM to Confl. White River)
BLM & CDOW Rio Blanco Active