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2A748673AF3617A3872587E200713B4A Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For PRESENTATION ON THE PLATTE VALLEY WATER PARTNERSHIP

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & WATER
Date Feb 7, 2022      
Location HCR 0107



Presentation on the Platte Valley Water Partnership - Committee Discussion Only


01:36:49 PM  
Jim Yahn, Manager,
North Sterling Irrigation District; Joe Frank, General Manager, Lower South
Platte Water Conservancy District; Ron Redd, General Manager, Parker Water
Sanitation District; and Rebecca Tejada, Director of Engineering, Parker
Water Sanitation District introduced themselves and the presentation (Attachment
A).
01:38:46 PM  

Mr. Redd gave a background of the project's creation.

01:40:43 PM  
Mr. Yahn spoke about
the collaboration between Parker Water and Sanitation District and the
North Sterling Irrigation District and how they are attempting to share
water.  He told the committee about the different influences on the
project.
01:44:02 PM  
Mr. Frank spoke about water storage and demand.
01:53:52 PM  
Ms. Tejada gave an overview of the project and the layout of the infrastructure.
01:54:49 PM  
Mr. Yahn told the committee about where the water is coming from and who the water will be delivered to with the project.
01:59:27 PM  
Committee members asked questions.
01:59:36 PM  
Mr. Frank told the committee about the rates of water flow in the area and the potential impacts of the project.
02:03:39 PM  
Ms. Tejada told the
committee about what the next steps are and the future of the project,
including community outreach, the permitting process, and conveyance agreements.
 
02:04:21 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.
02:14:10 PM  
Questions and discussion continued.
02:27:18 PM  
Questions and discussion continued.
02:27:26 PM  
Representative McCormick thanked the presenters for their time.






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