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Prowers Conservation District Soil Health Presentation

SOIL HEALTH PRESENTATION HOSTED BY PROWERS CONSERVATION DISTRICT OFFERS PRODUCERS AN OPPORTUNITY TO LOOK AT THEIR SOIL AS A LIVING ORGANISMS RATHER THAN AN INANIMATE OBJECT.           Producers that attended the February 17th workshop learned that every time you slice into the soil you release moisture and damage soil structure.  Guest speaker Ryan Hytree, Soil […]

More Water Headed to John Martin Reservoir

HASTY, Colo. – Boaters and recreationists at John Martin Reservoir and John Martin State Park will have even more to love this season. This week, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will start moving 3,000 acre feet of water into the reservoir. “This is really exciting news and we are thrilled to be able to provide additional […]

Correction on City of Lamar Stage 2 Water Restrictions

Correction: City of Lamar Stage 2 Water Restrictions No Watering on Friday. Properties East of Highway 287 may water on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Properties West of Highway 287 may water on Saturday, Monday and Wednesday. Watering hours are from Midnight to 10am and from 6pm to Midnight on your permitted days.  

CPW and DWR Host Meeting Monday in Lamar to Discuss Two Buttes Reservoir

LAMAR, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Division of Water Resources will host a public meeting on Monday, Aug. 12 to discuss structural issues with the dam at Two Buttes Reservoir. The public meeting will begin at 5 p.m. on Monday at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife office in Lamar (2500 S. Main Street). Recent […]

Colorado Parks and Wildlife to Release Water From Two Buttes Dam

LAMAR, Colo. – After a major rain event on Wednesday initiated a dramatic rise in water levels, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is releasing water from the Two Buttes Reservoir. Many years ago, the State Engineer’s Office, now the Division of Water Resources, Office of the State Engineer, Dam Safety Branch placed a restriction on the Two Buttes […]

Lake Pueblo State Park Issues Safety Advisory

PUEBLO, Colo. – The staff at Lake Pueblo State Park is asking people to use extreme caution in and around the Arkansas River below Pueblo Reservoir due to highly fluctuating flows.  The warning pertains to tubers, kayakers and canoeists; as well as people fishing or recreating along the river shorelines. “Anyone in or near the […]

We Use How Much Water Each Day!!

  The City of Lamar is in Stage 2 Water Restrictions as of May 14 because of drought conditions in the city and throughout the southeast corner of the state.  Residents to the east and west of Highway 287 have three separate days a week in which to water their yards in two time periods.  […]

Growing Season Underway Along Main Street

Just in time for the growing season, the planters along Main Street in Lamar are being set with new plants for a new season.  According to Shawna Hodge, Lamar’s Main Street Director, the flowers and plants were purchased from $2,000 worth of donations from the Home Store, Formally Guihen’s Lumber and Landscapes in Lamar. A […]

Public Service Announcement – Mandatory Water Restrictions

Public Service Announcement At their regular City Council meeting Monday, May 13, 2013, Council made the decision to implement Stage 2 Mandatory watering restrictions. The City of Lamar would like to extend a sincere “Thank You” to all of our customers for their conscientious use of water during the mandatory restriction period. Remember, water is […]

Water Report for May 14, 2013

Here are the Surface Water Conditions for Division 2: Arkansas River Basin – Las Animas to State Line.

Water Report for May 9, 2013

Here are the Surface Water Conditions for Division 2: Arkansas River Basin – Las Animas to State Line  

Water Report for Tuesday, April 7 2013

Here are the Surface Water Conditions for Division 2: Arkansas River Basin – Las Animas to State Line

Water Report for May 1, 2013

Here are the Surface Water Conditions for Division 2: Arkansas River Basin – Las Animas to State Line as presented by the Colorado Division of Water Resources.

Water Report – April, 29, 2013

Here are the Surface Water Conditions for Division 2: Arkansas River Basin – Las Animas to State Line as presented by the Colorado Division of Water Resources.

Water Report April 26, 2013

Here are the Surface Water Conditions for Division 2: Arkansas River Basin – Las Animas to State Line as presented by the Colorado Division of Water Resources.

Water Report April 23, 2013

Here are the Surface Water Conditions for Division 2: Arkansas River Basin – Las Animas to State Line as presented by the Colorado Division of Water Resources.

Water Report April 22, 2013

Here are the Surface Water Conditions for Division 2: Arkansas River Basin – Las Animas to State Line as presented by the Colorado Division of Water Resources.

Water Report April 19, 2013

Here are the Surface Water Conditions for Division 2: Arkansas River Basin – Las Animas to Stateline as presented by the Colorado Division of Water Resources.

Water Report April 16, 2013

Here are the Surface Water Conditions for Division 2: Arkansas River Basin – Las Animas to Stateline as presented by the Colorado Division of Water Resources. We would like some feedback on this new report. If you have any comments, please email us at: theprowersjournal@gmail.com or visit our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Prowers-Journal/187726154604145.

Non-Profit Seeks Water for Environmental Benefits

Colorado Water Trust will lease water to protect streams again in 2013 With Colorado’s snowpack below average, the Colorado Water Trust (CWT) is again seeking water rights for short-term lease for environmental benefits.  In 2012, the Colorado Water Trust piloted its Request for Water 2012 water leasing program, partnering with the Colorado Water Conservation Board […]