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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


The Bureau of Reclamation has created a website containing information regarding the sedimentation at the Paonia Reservoir.

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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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