Yampa River Over Appropriation

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On March 8, 2021 Erin Light, Division 6 Division Engineer, hosted a virtual discussion about her request to the State Engineer to designate additional portions of the Yampa River Basin, specifically the portion upstream of the Yampa River and Little Snake River confluence, over-appropriated. Check out the video on DWR's YouTube channel.

On March 17, 2021 the Division Engineer submitted her final report to the State Engineer requesting designation of the Yampa River as over-appropriated. To read the press release on the Department of Natural Resources' website, see Colorado Division of Water Resources Seeks Public Input on Designating Yampa River as “Over-appropriated."