VALLEY — The Division Engineer for Division 3 of the Colorado Division of Water Resources has announced that the irrigation season will begin on March 12 for irrigation structures within the drainage areas of Lower Rock Creek (below Highway 15) and La Jara Creek. This notice only pertains to irrigation rights within those areas. This announcement is to comply with the State Engineer’s policy number 2010-1 regarding the setting of an irrigation season in Division 3.
Future announcements will be made regarding the beginning of the irrigation season for other areas of the San Luis Valley.
Contact the Division of Water Resources at 589-6683.