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Bastrop: A Small Town Big on Texas Hospitality

D Magazine

Date: 11/5/2020 7:07:00 PM

Bird watchers will be especially thrilled they answered the call to Bastrop, a Bird City Texas certified community by Texas Parks and Wildlife. A quiet walk through the Lost Pines will give you a

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Colorado River District to use 7A funds for projects securing water supply

Summit County

Date: 11/4/2020 1:11:00 PM

Now that Measure 7A has passed, property taxes will increase in 2021 and are expected to raise $4.9 million for the 15-county Colorado River Water Conservation District. River district General Manager

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River district tax measure sailing to passage

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Date: 11/3/2020 11:19:00 PM

A tax proposal by the Colorado River District is headed to an overwhelming victory, based on preliminary results. As of about 8 p.m. the district’s proposal to increase its property tax rate to

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Election results: Imperial Irrigation District board candidates vie for two open seats

The Desert Sun (Palm Springs) on MSN.com

Date: 11/3/2020 11:01:39 PM

The powerful Imperial Irrigation District's board of directors will have at least one new face when the dust settles on the election

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Colorado River Water Conservation District Issue passes

Grand Junction-Montrose KKCO on MSN.com

Date: 11/3/2020 10:36:00 PM

7A means protecting western Colorado water,” says Campaign Manager for Yes on 7A. If it passes, it will essentially help keep the Colorado River water supply on the western slope and in the 15

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• River: Colorado River
• Surface Area: 1,346 Acres
• Volume: 16,848 Acre Feet
Shadow Mountain Lake is a reservoir in Grand County, Colorado, near the headwaters of the Colorado River. Shadow Mountain Lake is created by Shadow Mountain Dam. The lake forms a continuous body of water with Grand Lake, the largest natural lake in Colorado; they are separated by gates.

Shadow Mountain Lake is part of Arapaho National Recreation Area.

The creation of Shadow Mountain Lake was authorized by the Colorado-Big Thompson bill, passed in 1937, which also created the Colorado-Big Thompson Project. Water from the Grand Lake-Shadow Mountain Lake body is diverted through the Alva B. Adams tunnel, at the eastern edge of Grand Lake, into the Big Thompson River on the east side of the Continental Divide. Storage began in 1947.
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