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Fire Mountain Canal and
Reservoir Company

Home @ Fire Mountain and Reservoir Company

Emergency Contacts

Steve Fletcher - 970.589.2857
(Superintendent)
Bill Moore - 970.361.4051
(Ditch Rider)
Travis Cecil - 970.589.3836
(Ditch Rider)
Dixie Luke - 970.872.6265
(President)

Board of Directors

Dixie Luke - Pres.
Bill Houseweart - VP
Ron Smith - Dir.
Dan Robinson - Dir.
Wes Spore - Dir.
Randy Fisher - Sec/Treasurer
Jeff Armstrong - Non Voting

Board Meetings - 7:00 P.M. Second Thursday of each month. Meeting Location - Delta County Annex building in Hotchkiss.

Mailing Address:
POB 543
Hotchkiss CO 81419
Office Number: 970.872.3664
Superintendent: 970.589.2857

Please send comments, questions, or concerns to fmc_mail


Important Notice Regarding the Fire Mountain Canal and Reservoir Company

Turn Off for the 2017 Season will be September 15, 2017

Informational Announcements

Draft Gunnison River Basin NRCS Watershed Environmental Assessment Plan
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Draft NRCS RCPP Watershed Plan
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Paonia Reservoir

Facts:

  • Paonia Dam Construction: Jan. 1959 - Jan. 1962
  • Paonia Reservoir Active Capacity: 15,000 acre-feet
  • Fire Mountain Canal Upgrade and Extension: 1959 - 1962
  • Fire Mountain Canal Length: 34.7 miles
  • Fire Mountain Canal Capacity: 175 cfs at Somerset, 100 cfs at Rogers Mesa
  • Number of Shares: 220,155.3
  • Number of Share Holders: 488
  • Number of Shares needed to = 1 acre foot: 700 in a 24 hr period

Informational Items:

Paonia Dam Spillway

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