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Chatfield Storage Reallocation Project
Chatfield Storage Reallocation Project

The Chatfield Storage Reallocation Project (CSRP) is a partnership between federal and state entities and eight water providers in the Denver Metro area and northeast Colorado and will accommodate up to an additional 20,600 acre feet of water storage for water supply without compromising its flood control function.

​​Project Information

Timeline: Fall 2017 - Spring of 2019

​​​​​​​​​​​​The project stakeholders have been working for more than two decades to prepare for this project and want the mitigation work to be done with as little impact on visitors as possible. 

​Project benefits include: 

  • Increased sustainable water supply for present and future generations 
  • Enhanced valuable ecological resources such as: 
    • Planting of over 100,000 plants, trees, and shrubs 
    • Stream restoration and stabilization 
    • Extensive erosion and sediment control 
    • Existing recreational amenities and facilities will again be offered upon completion of the project. 
    • New ADA compliant structures and facilities in relocated areas 
    • Improved road surfaces; trails replaced in-kind