Blue Basin Facts

Blue Basin Facts

The Blue River Basin Water Management Plan is a comprehensive water management plan that will guide decisions to support a healthier watershed, support sustainability of water supplies, and to improve water quality. The Basin includes 1,722,200 acres of land and spans ten counties and includes the Blue River and four primary tributaries. This is the largest basin plan in the state, including an entire basin.

The goals of the Blue River Basin Water Management Plan are to:

  1. Inventory and consolidate water resources data into a master document.
  2. Identify resources concerns.
  3. Review alternatives to address concerns.
  4. Develop a comprehensive strategy for resources protection and management.
  5. Position the District for supplemental funding opportunities.