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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
Ron Smith - Dir.
Dan Robinson - Dir.
Wes Spore - Dir.
Randy Fisher - Sec/Treasurer
Jeff Armstrong - 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: 970.872.3664

Please send comments, questions, or concerns to fmc_mail

September 19, 2015 has tentatively been selected as the season ending date for the Fire Mountain Canal.

Comments, questions, or concerns can be directed to board members or to fmc_mail

Colorado Water for the 21st Century

Colorado's Water Plan by CWCB Staff

Dear IBCC and BRT Members:
Please find the linked below regarding a hour-long recording of a webinar on Colorado's Water Plan given by CWCB staff on July 21, 2015. In it, staff cover many of the details of the second draft of the plan in depth. Please feel free to watch it and distribute it widely.

Webinar on Colorado's Water Plan, recorded July 21, 2015

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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