Tour the Ruedi dam |

Tour the Ruedi dam

BASALT – The Basalt-based Roaring Fork Conservancy will host a May 23 tour of the Ruedi dam at Ruedi Reservoir, giving participants a chance to learn about the reservoir’s role in the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project and its importance for western Colorado water storage. The current operations plan for this summer also will be discussed.

The tour, scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m., will be led by Kara Lamb, of the Bureau of Reclamation, and conservancy staff. Registration in advance is required; go to The tour is free to conservancy members and $7 for nonmembers.

Tour participants will meet at Basalt Town Hall and carpool to the dam site. Call 970-927-1290 for more information.

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