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The Agricultural Ditch and Reservoir Company/The Golden Canal and Reservoir Company: Ditch Rider Position Available

The Agricultural Ditch and Reservoir Company and its subsidiary, The Golden Canal and Reservoir Company is seeking to fill the position of Ditch Rider. This position will require a motivated person who works well alone and with minimal supervision. Mandatory overtime is required from April 1st through October 31st. The position will require the daily […]

Water Law 101 at the Montezuma County Fairgrouds on April 2nd

The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Division of Water Resource, Montezuma Valley Irrigation, the Mancos Water Conservancy District, and the Dolores Water Conservancy District will be hosting a 3 hour course titled Water Law 101. The course is intended for all community members involved in any aspect of irrigation water and who […]

Follow-Up: Funding for Watersheds and Ditch Companies

Watershed Resilience Pilot Program The Watershed Resilience Pilot Program is a holistic program designed to align watershed restoration and risk mitigation with community and economic development goals using a collaborative, multi jurisdictional, coalition‐of‐partners approach. CDBG-DR funds support capacity building through watershed coalition staffing; multi‐objective planning, modeling, and conceptual design activities; and project implementation to address […]

Holy Cross Cattlemen’s Association’s 61st Annual Meeting

DARCA executive director John McKenzie will be speaking in a panel at the annual Holy Cross Cattlemen’s Association’s meeting in Rifle, Colorado on 21 January 2017 at 2:20 p.m. The panel discussion centers around water demand issues and the implications on Colorado water usage in agriculture. Topics include: Alternative Transfer Methods (ATMs), temporary water leases, […]

Water Tables – Jan 26

Water Tables 2017: Refilling the Leadership Reservoir Thursday, Jan. 26, Denver, Colo. Excellent leadership furthers the success of any organization or endeavor. Engage with experienced and emerging leaders in Colorado’s water community during intimate dinner conversations about leadership lessons, inspirations, and advice. Good food, inspiring topics, and great conversations make Water Tables an annual highlight […]

Barn Media Interview

Brian Allmer with The BARN / Barn Media & the Colorado Ag News Networks interviews the Executive Director of DARCA, about the 2017 Convention in Ignacio, CO, Feb 15 -17.  To listen to the interview:    

DARCA Workshop – November 19 in Grand Junction

DARCA Model Land Use Codes Workshop series November 19, 2016, Saturday Building C/Mesa County Fairgrounds Grand Junction, CO Building on DARCA’s workshop in Grand Junction in November 2015, DARCA is holding a follow-up workshop this fall. DARCA members and the public are welcome to attend this free workshop. Please find time to attend if you […]

Upcoming Model Land Use Codes Worksops

The Ditch & Reservoir Company Alliance (DARCA) will be holding three workshops during the month of June on how local government and ditch companies can work more cooperatively. The first workshop, Ditch Companies: Enhancing Communication, Reducing Uncertainty, and Planning for a Prosperous Future will take place on June 3, Friday, at the Glenwood Springs Community […]

Thank you sponsors!

Dear Friends of DARCA: The Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance (DARCA) is already working hard this year, helping Colorado ditch companies continue to prosper in the coming years. Last month, we held our 14th Annual Convention along with Four States Irrigation Council, a long established group of water providers from Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas and Wyoming. […]