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2015 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 2015 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.

Appropriation Notices

Presentations at the 2014 ISF Workshop

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Last Updated: February 1, 2016
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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 & CPW Boulder Postponed Until 2016

1

Coal Creek
(Louisville Wastewater Treatment outfall to Lafayette pumping station #2)
City of Louisville & CPW Boulder Postponed Until 2016

1

Boxelder Creek
(Confl. South & North Boxelder Creeks to Confl. Slab Canyon Wash)
CPW & Larimer County Open Lands Larimer Postponed Until 2016

1

Graves Creek
(Coloraodo - Wyoming Border to South Line S27 T12N R68W 6th PM)

Executive Summary

CPW & City of Fort Collins Larimer Appropriated

1

Sand Creek
(Coloraodo - Wyoming Border to Confl. Boxelder Creek)

 

CPW & Larimer County Open Lands Larimer Postponed Until 2016

1

Sand Creek
(Headwaters to Inlet Mountain Supply Reservoir No. 1)
CPW & Larimer County Open Lands Larimer Postponed Until 2016

1

Spottlewood Creek #1
(NW S29 T12N R68W 6th PM to Road at NW S33 T12N R68W 6th PM)

Executive Summary

CPW & City of Fort Collins LarimerAppropriated

1

Spottlewood Lake # 1
(UTM North: 4524450.31 East: 500088.64)

Executive Summary

CPW & City of Fort Collins Larimer Appropriated

1

Spottlewood Lake # 2 (UTM North: 4524566.61 East: 500021.07)

Executive Summary

CPW & City of Fort Collins Larimer Appropriated

1

Spottlewood Lake # 3 (UTM North: 4524806.62 East: 500159.81)

Executive Summary

CPW & City of Fort Collins Larimer Appropriated

1

Spottlewood Lake # 4 (UTM North: 4524786.50 East: 500226.24)

Executive Summary

CPW & City of Fort Collins Larimer Appropriated

1

Lone Tree Creek
(NW S29 T12N R67W 6th PM to SE S31 T12N R67W 6th PM)
CPW & City of Fort Collins Weld Postponed Until 2016

2

Beaver Creek
(Confl. East & West Beaver Creeks to Confl. Patton Canyon)
CPW Fremont Postponed Until 2016

2

West Beaver Creek
(Confl. Douglas Gulch to Confl. East Beaver Creek)
CPW Fremont, Teller Postponed Until 2016

2

Baker Creek
(Headwaters to USFS Boundary)
CPW Huerfano Postponed Until 2016

2

Bonnett Creek
(Headwaters to USFS Boundary)
CPW Huerfano Postponed Until 2016

2

Apishapa River
(Headwaters to Confl. Herlick Canyon Creek)
CPW Las Animas Postponed Until 2016

2

Arkansas River
(Outlet of Fish Hatchery to Confl. Fountain Creek)
CPW & City of Pueblo Pueblo Postponed Until 2016

4

Alkali Creek
(Headwaters to Lone Starr Ditch Headgate)

Executive Summary

BLM Delta Appropriated

4

Hubbard Creek
(USFS Boundary to Deer Trail Ditch Headgate)

Executive Summary

BLM Delta Appropriated

4

Terror Creek
(Confl. East & West Terror Creeks to Terror Ditch Headgate)

Executive Summary

BLM Delta Appropriated

4

Terror Creek
(Terror Ditch Headgate to Fire Mountain Canal)

Executive Summary

BLM Delta Appropriated

4

Little Cimarron River (ISF Increase)
(Headwaters to Butte Ditch Headgate)

 

CPW Gunnison, Hinsdale Postponed Until 2016

4

Little Cimarron River
(Butte Ditch Headgate to Confl. Cimarron River)

 

CPW Gunnison, Montrose Postponed Until 2016

4

Schaefer Creek
(Headwaters to Confl. Grouse Spring Creek)

Executive Summary

USFS Gunnison Appropriated

4

Kelso Creek
(Headwaters to Red Squirrel Ditch Headgate)

 

USFS Mesa Postponed Until 2016

5

Timber Springs Gulch
(Springs Complex to BLM Property Boundary)

Executive Summary

 

BLM Eagle Appropriated

5

Dry Fork Roan Creek (Confl. North Dry Fork Creek & South Dry Fork Creek to Confl. Roan Creek) BLM Garfield Postponed Until 2016

6

Brush Creek
(Headwaters to Confl. East Douglas Creek)

Executive Summary

BLM Garfield, Rio Blanco Appropriated

6

East Douglas Creek (ISF Increase)
(Confl. Bear Park Creek to Confl. Brush Creek)

Executive Summary

BLM Garfield, Rio Blanco Appropriated

6

East Douglas Creek (ISF Increase)
(Confl. Brush Creek to Confl. Cathedral Creek)

Executive Summary

BLM Rio Blanco Appropriated

6

Piceance Creek
(Confl. Dry Fork to Confl. White River)
BLM & CPW Rio Blanco Postponed Until 2016

6

Soldier Creek (ISF Increase)
(Confl. Right Fork & Middle Fork Soldier Creeks to Confl. Cathedral Creek)

Executive Summary

BLM Rio Blanco Appropriated

6

Yellow Creek
(Confl. Barcus Creek to Lambert Springs)

Executive Summary

BLM Rio Blanco Intent to Appropriate Canceled

6

Yellow Creek
(Confl. Lambert Springs to Confl. White River)

Executive Summary

BLM Rio Blanco Intent to Appropriate Canceled

6

Armstrong Creek
(Lower Terminus of ISF Case # 06CW035 to Confl. Elkhead Creek)

Executive Summary

CPW Routt Appropriated

6

Big Canyon Creek
(Headwaters to Confl. Elkhead Creek)
CPW Routt Postponed Until 2016

6

Elkhead Creek
(Lower Terminus of ISF Case# 06CW034 to Confl. First Creek)

Executive Summary

CPW Routt Appropriated

6

Hole-in-the-Wall Creek
(Headwaters to Confl. Elkhead Creek)
CPW Routt Postponed Unitl 2016

6

North Fork Elkhead Creek
(Headwaters to Confl. Sawmill Creek)
CPW Routt Postponed Unitl 2016

6

North Fork Elkhead Creek
(Confl. Sawmill Creek to Confl. Elkhead Creek)
CPW Routt Postponed Unitl 2016

6

Sawmill Creek
(Headwaters to Confl. North Fork Elkhead Creek)
CPW Routt, Moffat Postponed Unitl 2016

6

Stukey Creek
(Headwaters to Confl. Elkhead Creek)
CPW Routt Postponed Unitl 2016

6

Willow Creek (ISF Increase) (Outlet of Steamboat Lake to Confl. Beaver Creek) BLM Routt Postponed Until 2016

6

Willow Creek (ISF Increase) (Confl. Beaver Creek to Confl. Lester Creek) BLM Routt Postponed Until 2016