Drought / 2018 Drought Response

2018 Roaring Fork Valley Drought Response

 

Water and fire restrictions, and drought resources for locations throughout the Roaring Fork Valley are identified below.

 

ASPEN, CO:

  • Current Water RestrictionsThe City of Aspen enacted a Stage 1 Water Shortage on Monday, May 14, 2018.
    • The City of Aspen will implement mandatory limits on its own water use, with a focus on water conservation.
    • The Aspen community is asked to take voluntary water conservation measures. The Climate Action Office offers a variety of conservation programs and will release communications with focused actions for the public to take throughout the summer.
    • City of Aspen water customers in the highest water use tiers will face temporary rate increases during Stage 1.
  • 2018 Drought Watch & Response 
  • Aspen Water and Conservation Program
  • For water service specific comments, please email watersave@cityofaspen.com
  • Current Fire Restrictions: Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in effect as of June 12, 2018.

BASALT, CO:

  • Current Water Restrictions: The Town of Basalt implemented Stage 2 Water Restrictions beginning June 20, 2018.
    • All outside irrigation with sprinklers, sprinkler systems, or other passive or automatic methods, other then drip irrigation systems, shall be prohibited.
    • Washing of cars, trucks, boats, trailers or other vehicles at destinations other than commercial washing facilities shall be prohibited.
    • Washing of streets, sidewalks, driveways, patios, and other concrete and paved surfaces with water shall be prohibited.
  • Town of Basalt Stage 2 Water Restriction Municipal Code
  • Current Fire Restrictions: The Town of Basalt implemented Stage 2 Fire Restrictions imposed, as of June 30, 2018.
  • Questions? Please call  (970) 927-9013. 

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO:

 


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:


Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control

EAGLE COUNTY, CO:

GARFIELD COUNTY, CO:

GUNNISON COUNTY, CO:

PITKIN COUNTY, CO:

 

 

2018 DROUGHT RESOURCES  |  HOT SPOTS FOR TROUT 

 

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Roaring Fork Conservancy

PHONE: (970) 927-1290
EMAIL: info@roaringfork.org

MAILING ADDRESS:
PO Box 3349
Basalt, CO 81621

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:
22800 Two Rivers Road
Basalt, CO 81621

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