Western Slope tackling issues of statewide water demands

"An example of voluntary, compensated demand management is paying ranchers to fallow hay fields for a season or more, but as previously reported in the Crested Butte News, this isn’t a great deal for ranchers because it can take years for the quality of hay to return to what it was pre-fallow."

Source: crestedbuttenews.com

Posted on: January 17, 2019