August 18, 2012 10 – 4 pm Meet at: near Independence Pass, Aspen, Colorado Learn firsthand how water is collected from the headwaters of the Roaring Fork River and diverted under the Continental Divide to Front Range cities and farms. Join Twin Lakes Reservoir & Canal Company staff and Roaring Fork Conservancy staff for this informative tour of the tunnels, dams and ditches that move water east. We’ll spend the first part of our tour seeing Lost Man Reservoir and the Roaring Fork collection dam & tunnel. Later, we’ll explore Grizzly Reservoir and the four mile long Twin Lake tunnel that brings 40% of the Roaring Fork River’s water above Aspen to the eastern slope. Please dress appropriately; the tour will happen rain or shine. This free event is conducted by the Twin Lakes Reservoir & Canal Company. Registration is required at www.roaringfork.org/events. Please call (970) 927-1290 with questions. For more information about transbasin diversions visit http://www.roaringfork.org/sitepages/pid170.php Roaring Fork Conservancy is the community-supported watershed conservation organization for the Roaring Fork Valley that brings people together to protect our rivers. Celebrating over fifteen years of watershed conservation, Roaring Fork Conservancy focuses on keeping water in our rivers, keeping our rivers healthy, and keeping our riparian habitat intact. For more information call 927-1290 or visit www.roaringfork.org.
Twin Lakes Tunnel and Diversion Tour
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