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Position Available

PROGRAM MANAGER

The Rio Grande Water Conservation District is now hiring for the position of Program Manager. The Program Manager will be responsible for managing the various programs and legal responsibilities for subdistricts of the District. The Program Manager must be capable of developing strategic plans to comply with the Subdistrict plans of replacement. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the use, measurement and distribution of surface and underground water as well as a general understanding of augmentation plans. The position will be responsible for the allocation and coordination of water supplies within the subdistricts and stream systems and will require considerable interaction with the Division of Water Resources at the state and local levels as well as other water entities within the San Luis Valley.  The Program Manager will be responsible for supervisory support of Subdistrict job duties and provide guidance to staff regarding analysis of data including decreed water rights.  The position will require extensive communication skills including public speaking and interaction with the public. Other desired skills include basic agronomy, database use and mapping software. Please submit your resume to amber@rgwcd.org or by mail to 10900 Hwy 160 E., Alamosa, CO., 81101, Attn: Steven Vandiver. Resumes must be received by close of business on February 20, 2015. You may view the description for this position here.

Important Subdistrict #2 Notice

Deadline for accepting subdistrict #2 formation petitions is extended to March 31, 2015.  Call the District office at 589-6301 and speak to Cleave Simpson or Amber Pacheco if you need assistance.

Rio Grande Natural Area

To view the Bureau of Land Managements Rio Grande Natural Area website click here.

Subdistrict #1 Surface Water Credits for Sale

The following people are offering to sale surface water credits in 2015.

Seller Acre Feet
Phone Number
Gary Seger
719-850-1531
David Bradley
127.78 719-849-8565
David Broberg 100 303-466-9225
303-519-3406
Karen Rhoads 58.72
719-850-1099
Town of Center
Mike Trujillo
34.24 719-850-1961


Rio Grande Basin Implementation Plan

The draft Basin Plan has been completed and sent to the Colorado Water Conservation Board. To view the draft plan click here.

Meters and Telemetry

We have created a new page featuring information on meters and telemetry systems. If interested you can view the information by clicking the Meters and Telemetry link on the left of this page.

Testers Available for Surface Water Meter Testing

If you are installing or need a test for a surface water meter click here to see a list of available testers.

2013 Annual Plan

Click Here to view the 2013 Annual Plan.

CDWR Presentation Rio Grande Water Conservation District Board of Managers Meeting

The Colorado Division of Water Resources subdistrict work group session presentation is available for download. (You will need Powerpoint or Powerpoint Viewer to view this file). 

CREP Recharge Incentive

On September 3rd the Subdistrict #1 Board of Managers voted to add an additional recharge incentive for CREP participants. Click Here to view the new CREP recharge incentive.


Update on 2012 Annual Replacement Plan

Click here to read the Division III Water Court decisions on cases 06CV64 and 07CW52.


Verification Testing and Installation of Totalizing Flow Meters on Can Pumps or Pivots 

Subdistrict #1 is requesting a verification test for totalizing flow meters installed on can pumps or center pivots utilizing surface water. If a meter is installed on water being pumped by a can pump from a reservoir or ditch system; please advise your tester to use the attached form by clicking here.  If the meter is installed on a pivot to measure both surface water and groundwater together please contact the Division of Water Resources to insure compliance.  Click here to read the letter submitted to all local well testers and  click here for a list of certified well testers

Substitute Water Supply Plan

The Substitute Water Supply Plan has been approved for the period of May 1st, 2012 to April 30th, 2013. Click Here to read more.
 

Upcoming Events
  • Subdistrict #1 Board of Managers meeting Thursday February 19th, at 8:00 a.m. in the RGWCD conference room.
  • Board of Directors Meeting Tuesday April 21th, at 10:00 a.m. in the RGWCD conference room.
  • Rio Grande Natural Area Commission Meeting Monday March 9th, starting at 10:00 a.m. in the RGWCD conference room.
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