Ruedi Hydropower Plant Tour

June 26, 2014 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Basalt Town Hall
101 Midland Avenue
Basalt, CO 81621

Cost: FREE with underwriting from City of Aspen Water Department

The Ruedi Hydroelectric facility generates 30% of the City of Aspen’s electricity. Come learn from City officials how the facility operates and why Ruedi Reservoir is important to the electricity needs of the area. Participants will travel to earthen dam and tour the hydroelectric plant below the dam. Please be prepared to carpool to and from the dam site, approximately 13 miles up the Fryingpan River from Basalt. Please dress appropriately; the tour will happen rain or shine. This free event is underwritten by the City of Aspen Water Department. Registration is required at or 970-927-1290.

Roaring Fork Conservancy is the watershed conservation organization in 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

Sarah Johnson

Education and Outreach Coordinator

P.O. Box 3349, Basalt, CO 81621
tel: (970) 927-1290
cell: (970) 510-0697

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