In Brief: Colorado River District makes first award with new tax funds

According to Montrose Daily Press, the Colorado River District finalized its new Partnership Project Funding Program earlier this month, awarding $1 million to the Colorado River Connectivity Channel near Windy Gap Reservoir. The Windy Gap Reservoir project is intended to improve river health below the reservoir which has been declining since the 1980s. The project entails modification to the reservoir to create room for the new connectivity channel, a 1-mile-long natural channel that directs the river around the newly configured reservoir.

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