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  • Chatfield Storage Reallocation Project holds another open house

    Chatfield Reservoir Mitigation Company holds another Open House and the Corps of Engineers shares this info with the public.
  • Chatfield Storage Reallocation Project- Open House Flyer

    Chatfield Storage Reallocation Project Open House scheduled for May 30.
  • Omaha District commander signs Chatfield Reservoir Water Storage Agreement

    Omaha District Commander Col. Joel R. Cross, signed the Water Storage Agreement for the Chatfield Water Reallocation Project in Lakewood, Colo., today. The agreement will be between the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, Colorado Water Conservation Board and Department of the Army. Upon execution, storage from the flood control purpose will be reallocated to joint flood control-conservation purposes in the Chatfield Reservoir under the authority of - Section 808 (Water Resources Development Act of 1986); River and Harbor Act of 1958.
  • Assistant Secretary of the Army approves water reallocation agreement for Colorado

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Jo-Ellen Darcy, approved the water reallocation agreement for the Chatfield Water Reallocation Project in Lakewood, Colorado, in a memo sent to the Omaha District on September 30. Signature authority for the agreement was delegated to Omaha District Commander Col.Joel R. Cross.
  • ASA Civil Works issues ROD, approves Chatfield Reservoir Reallocation Project FR/EIS

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Jo-Ellen Darcy, approved the Chatfield Reservoir, Colorado, Storage Reallocation Project in a Record of Decision sent to the Omaha District on May 29. The Omaha District released the final Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (FR/EIS) in July 2013, regarding the request from the Colorado Department of Natural Resources to evaluate using Chatfield Reservoir as a solution for meeting future Front Range water needs while balancing the health of Colorado’s rivers and streams.
  • What's in the Final Chatfield Reservoir Storage Reallocation Reports?

    The Final Chatfield Reservoir Storage Reallocation Feasibility Report/Environmental Impact Statement (FR/EIS) was released for public review on August 2. Following the scheduled September 3 close of the public comment period, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District will prepare a submittal package with a recommended action for the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to approve. The Corps was required to provide an Environmental Impact Statement, which outlines the potential impacts to the environment and existing purpose of the project as well as provide solutions for minimizing or mitigating those impacts.
  • Chatfield Reservoir Storage Reallocation Reports available for public review

    The Final Feasibility Study / Environmental Impact Statement for the Chatfield Reservoir Storage Reallocation, Littleton, Colo. is available for review. The final report identifies and compares four main alternatives and outlines in detail the preferred alternative for reallocating storage space in the Chatfield Reservoir for joint flood control- conservation purposes, including storage for municipal and industrial water supply, agriculture, environmental restoration and recreation and fishery habitat protection and enhancement.
  • Public comment period extended for Draft Chatfield Reservoir Storage Reallocation Documents

    The public comment period for the draft Chatfield Reservoir Storage Reallocation Feasibility Report (FR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been extended to Sep. 6, 2012. The draft documents can be viewed on the Omaha District website and in hardcopy at libraries in Highlands Ranch, Denver, Littleton, Greeley, and Aurora, Colo.
  • Corps seeks public comment on Chatfield Reservoir Storage Reallocation Draft Feasibility Study Report, Environmental Impact Statement

    The draft feasibility study report and environmental impact statement for Chatfield Reservoir storage reallocation is available. The draft identifies alternatives for reallocating storage space in the Chatfield Reservoir for joint flood control- conservation purposes, including storage for municipal and industrial water supply, agriculture, environmental restoration and recreation and fishery habitat protection and enhancement.