Irrigation season ends November 1

VALLEY — The Division Engineer for Division 3 of the Colorado Division of Water Resources has announced that the irrigation season will end on November 1 for all irrigation structures within the San Luis Valley, with the following exceptions: 

The irrigation season will end on November 4 for irrigation structures within the Rio Grande and La Garita/Carnero Creek drainage areas (Water Districts 20 and 27) ;

The irrigation season end date has not yet been set for the Culebra Creek drainage area (Water District 24).

This announcement is made pursuant to the State Engineer’s policy number 2010-1 regarding the setting of an irrigation season in Division 3. If you have any questions, please contact the Division of Water Resources at (719) 589-6683.