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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.

Please send comments, questions, or concerns to FMC_mail

Superintendent Denison at the July 2014 Board Meeting (7/17/2014) indicated reservoir water had started being released from the Paonia Reservoir on July 17th. Trey is calculating the water will run through the middle of September. If we are fortunate to received some rain fall above the reservoir, this date could be extended to the end of September.

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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