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Reclamation Releases Draft Environmental Assessment for Phase II of Piping Cattleman's Ditches
For Release: August 14, 2017
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – The Bureau of Reclamation has released a draft environmental assessment on Phase II of the Cattleman’s Ditches Piping Project located in Montrose County, Colorado. The project would replace approximately 6.1 miles of open irrigation ditch with 5.1 miles of buried water pipeline. The purpose of the project is to reduce salinity loading in the Colorado River Basin.
The draft environmental assessment is available online at www.usbr.gov/uc/envdocs/index.html or a copy can be requested by contacting Reclamation.
Reclamation will consider all comments received by September 15, 2017. Submit comments by email to email@example.com or to: Ed Warner, Area Manager, Bureau of Reclamation, 445 West Gunnison Ave, Suite 221, Grand Junction, CO 81501.
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