A New Water Year Begins after Dolores River "Call" Ends

Nov 10, 2016

Farmers and non-farmers alike probably know that water management is a complex issue all throughout the West.

It’s especially complex in Colorado.  November 1st started the water year, which means water managers are building up supply of water for next year. Before that, during the month of October, the state of Colorado was strict about interpreting the Colorado water laws on the Dolores River. To learn more about what those issues mean, Austin Cope talked with Ken Curtis, district engineer for the Dolores Water Conservancy District.