The Steamboat Pilot reports that the Colorado Water Trust recently secured a 10-year contract to release water from Stagecoach Reservoir into the Yampa River. Legislation passed in 2020 allows for long-term agreements. In previous years, deals needed to be negotiated annually. This recent agreement ensures 100 acre-feet of water is available from Stagecoach’s general supply pool each year.
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