Yampa River Basin Alternatives Feasibility Study an Example of Conflict Resolution in Water Supply Development

by Ray D. Tenney, Colorado River Water Conservation, District, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Urban and Regional Conflict Resolution in Water Related Issues


The Yampa River, located in northwest Colorado, is a major tributary of the Green River segment of the Colorado River system. Potential water resource development in the Yampa River Basin is currently impacted by the presence of listed endangered fish species. The recovery of the endangered fishes and water development adequate to meet future basin demands may be able to coexist if acceptable alternatives can be found and implemented.

Subject Headings: Feasibility studies | Rivers and streams | Basins | Dispute resolution | Water supply | Water resources | River systems | Reservoirs | Colorado | United States | Colorado River

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