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i_wrrc_2018a_2018-09-26t13:31:01z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For COLORADO WATER ISSUES

INTERIM COMMITTEE  WATER RESOURCES REVIEW COMMITTEE
Date Sep 26, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



Colorado Water Issues - Committee Discussion Only

02:01:23 PM  

Former State Representative Wes McKinley, representing himself, presented to the committee about recent well permit applications along the Cimarron River in southeastern Colorado.

02:02:50 PM  

Representative McKinley responded to committee questions about the well permit applicant and distributed a letter to the committee about the wells from the Board of Exameiners of Water Well Construction and Pump Installation Contractors [Attachment A].

02:03:32 PM  

Representative McKinley also distributed an associated well permit application [Attachment B] and a letter from the Colorado Ground Water Commission [Attachment C] to the committee.

02:15:00 PM  

Khadijah Furungh, representing herself, discussed the importance of water issues in Colorado.

02:17:40 PM  

Representative McKinley responded to committee questions about the Cimarron River, the well applications, and associated water right issues.

02:24:09 PM  

Mark Rude, representing the Southwest Kansas Groundwater Management District, came to the table to respond to committee questions.

02:24:50 PM  

Representative McKinley and Mr. Rude responded to additional committee questions regarding the proximity of the wells to the Colorado-Kansas border.