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Fire Mountain Canal and
Reservoir Company

Home @ Fire Mountain and Reservoir Company

Emergency Contacts

Trey Denison - 589-2857
(superintendent)
Bill Moore - 361-4051
(ditch rider)
Dixie Luke - 872-6265
(President)

Board of Directors

Dixie Luke - Pres.
Bill Houseweart - VP
John Stroh - Dir.
Dan Robinson - Dir.
Wes Spore - Dir.
Randy Fisher - Sec/Treasurer
Susan Raymond - Non Voting
Ron Smith - Non Voting

Board Meetings - 7:30 P.M. Second Thursday of each month. Meeting Location - Delta County Annex building in Hotchkiss.

Mailing Address:
POB 543
Hotchkiss CO 81419
Telephone: 970.872.3665

Please send comments, questions, or concerns to fmc_mail

Notice of Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the Stockholders of the Fire Mountain Canal and Reservoir Co. Will be held at the Hotchkiss Memorial Hall, 175 North 1ST Street, Hotchkiss, on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at a new time of 6:30 P.M., for the purpose of electing two members of the Board of Directors for a term of two years, and to consider all other business that may properly come before the meeting.

Please be advised that stock water on Rogers Mesa has been turned off. This covers the three laterals--East, Patterson, and Slack.

Facts and Informational Items

Paonia Reservoir

Facts:

  • Paonia Dam Construction: Jan. 1959 - Jan. 1962
  • Paonia Reservoir Active Capacity: 15,000 acre-feet
  • Fire Mountain Canal Upgrade and Extension: 1959 - 1962
  • Fire Mountain Canal Length: 34.7 miles
  • Fire Mountain Canal Capacity: 175 cfs at Somerset, 100 cfs at Rogers Mesa
  • Number of Shares: 220,155.3
  • Number of Share Holders: 488
  • Number of Shares needed to = 1 acre foot: 725 in a 24 hr period

Informational Items:

Paonia Dam Spillway

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