Water Allocation: Matching Supply with Demand

by John F. Scott, Northern Colorado Water Conservancy, District, Loveland, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Management in the '90s: A Time for Innovation


The Colorado-Big Thompson (C-BT) Project was designed in the 1930's as a supplemental water supply for water users in northeastern Colorado. Since that time the water allocation has shifted from primarily irrigation supply to a mix of irrigation supply and municipal and industrial uses. This conversion has necessitated a reassessment of the manner in which the water supply is allocated each year to the project's allottees.

Subject Headings: Water demand | Water supply | Water resources | Project management | Municipal water | Industries | Resource management | Irrigation | Colorado | United States

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