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State of the River Meetings for 2014
Annual Public Meetings

Summit County State of the River

Tuesday, May 6, 6:00 p.m. Summit County Community and Senior Center

Introduction: Joanna Hopkins, Blue River Watershed Group Board President & Jim Pokrandt, Colorado River District
Summit County Water Rights Administration for 2014, Troy Wineland, Summit County Water Commissioner
Dillon Reservoir Operations, Bob Steger, Water Resources Engineer, Denver Water
Green Mountain Reservoir Operations, Ron Thomasson, Hydrologist, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Summit County Flood Preparedness, Karn Stiegelmeier, Summit County Commissioner
Weather Outlook and Why the September Floods of 2013, Nolan Doesken, State Climatologist
Colorado's Water Plan, Jim Pokrandt, Chair, Colorado Basin Roundtable

Grand County State of the River
Tues., May 13, 2014, 6:00pm
Mountain Parks Electric, 321 West Agate Avenue, Granby, CO
- Agenda -  - Press Release -
Sponsors: Grand County & Colorado River District

Welcome: James Newberry, Grand County Commissioner & Colorado River District Board President
Operations - Projects Updates and Reservoir Operations
Don Meyer, Wolford Mountain Reservoir, Colorado River District
Andrew Gilmore, Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Bureau of Reclamation
Brian Werner & Jeff Drager, Windy Gap Operations & Firming Project Update, Northern Water
Bob Steger, Denver Water, Williams Fork & Dillon Reservoirs
Eric Kuhn, Colorado River District Colorado's Water Plan & Big River Issues

Middle Colorado State of the River
Wed., May 14, 2014, 6:00pm
Garfield County Library, 815 Cooper Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO
- Agenda -  - Press Release -
Sponsors: Middle Colorado Watershed Council & Colorado River District

Welcome: George Wear, Middle Colorado Watershed Council Board, President
Middle Colorado Watershed Council-Providing for River Stewardship: Laurie Rink, Middle Colorado Watershed Council
Flows on the on the Middle Colorado River: The role of Historic Water Rights: Don Meyer, Colorado River District
Reservoir Operations:
Don Meyer, Colorado River District, Wolford Mountain, Dillon and Green Mountain Reservoirs
Kara Lamb and Tim Miller, Bureau of Reclamation, Ruedi Reservoir
George Wear, Middle Colorado Watershed Council, Silt Project
Colorado's Water Plan & Big River Issues: Eric Kuhn, Colorado River District

Mesa County State of the River
Thur., May 15, 2014
, 6:00pm, Grand Junction City Hall, 250 North 5th Street, Grand Junction, CO
Sponsors: The Water Center at Colorado Mesa University & Colorado River District

Erik Knight Bureau of Reclamation Runoff and Reservoir operations presentation
Mark Hermundstad of the Colorado Basin Roundtable presentation
Frank Kugel of the Gunnison Basin Roundtable presentation
Mark Harris of the Grand Valley Water Users Association presentation on history of the Roller Dam

Gunnison River State of the River
Mon., June 2, 2014, 6:00pm
Holiday Inn Express, 1391 S Townsend Ave, Montrose, CO
Sponsors: Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District & Colorado River District

Eagle River Valley State of the River
Wed., June 4, 2014, Colorado Mountain College, 150 Miller Ranch Road, Edwards, CO
5:15 light dinner, 6:00pm presentations
- Agenda -
Sponsors: Eagle River Water and Sanitation District, Eagle River Watershed Council & Colorado River District

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