The Gunnison Basin stretches over 8,000 square miles of western Colorado, extending from the Continental Divide to the confluence of the Gunnison and Colorado Rivers near Grand Junction. The largest cities in the basin are Montrose (pop. 14,153), Delta (pop. 7,827) and Gunnison (pop. 5,271).
By 2050, the Gunnison Basin is projected to increase in municipal and industrial (M&I) water demand between 16,000 and 23,000 acre feet (AF) with passive conservation included.
- Preserve open space
- Maintain agricultural viability
- Provide for in-basin augmentation
- Address compact delivery impacts to existing and future in-basin water rights
- Ensure endangered species’ needs do not negatively impact future in-basin uses
- Ensure adequate water for future needs
|Meetings||Bi-Monthly on 3rd Monday of odd Months in Montrose|
Chair: Wendell Koontz
Vice-Chair: Kathleen Curry
IBCC Representatives: Joanne Fagan and Mark Roeber
Recorder: Mike Berry
There are currently 32 voting members of the Gunnison BRT