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Finalized Memo on Appropriating Return Flows

DWR has released a finalized memo regarding appropriating return flows.  This memo was put forth in response to claims to “appropriate return flows”, which are made on occasion in conjunction with changes of water right. DWR staff’s experience is that such claims have not been adjudicated in a consistent manner.

Rachel Zancanella - Appointed Division Engineer, Division 2

The Division of Water Resources would like to congratulate Division Engineer Bill Tyner on his retirement from the State after 37 years of dedicated service.  On December 2, 2022 Rachel Zancanella was appointed the new Division Engineer for Division 2, the Arkansas River Basin.  

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