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Fire Mountain Canal and
Reservoir Company

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Emergency Contacts

Steve Fletcher - 970.250.8118
(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.
Amanda Sullivan - 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: 970.275.0124
Superintendent: 970.250.8118

Please send comments, questions, or concerns to fmc_mail


Informational Announcements

Please be advised that Fire Mountain Canal employees are spraying along the Fire Mountain Canal.
This operation is occuring from the head gate at Somerset to the siphon at Leroux Creek.
Landowners that do not want canal employees to spray along their property are responsble
for weed/brush contral along their property. Also, there must be signage indicating that they (land owner)
is taking responsbility for weed/brush control.


NO late fees will be assessed until November 1, 2018.
If fees have not been paid by Nov. lst, a late fee will be assessed.

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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