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Augmentation Of Instream Flows

Concerning the Colorado water conservation board's authority to augment stream flows with acquired water rights that have been previously decreed for augmentation use.
2020 Regular Session
Bill Summary

The act authorizes the Colorado water conservation board to augment stream flows to preserve or improve the natural environment to a reasonable degree by use of an acquired water right that has been previously quantified and changed to include any augmentation use, without a further change of the water right being required.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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