2. PURSUANT TO C.R.S., §37-92-302,

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2. PURSUANT TO C.R.S., §37-92-302, AS AMENDED, YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT THE FOLLOWING PAGES COMPRISE A RESUME OF THE APPLICATIONS AND AMENDED APPLICATIONS FILED WITH THE WATER CLERK FOR WATER DIVISION 5 DURING THE MONTH OF MARCH 2021. The water right claimed by this application may affect in priority any water right claimed or heretofore adjudicated within this division and owners of affected rights must appear to object and protest within the time provided by statute or be forever barred.
21CW3027 GRAND COUNTY. Peper Stagecoach Estates Owners Association, c/o Richard Sisung, President, P.O. Box 1759, Grand Lake, CO 80447. Applicant is represented by Kent Whitmer and Katie Randall, The Whitmer Law Firm, LLC, P.O. Box 38, Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451, (970) 725-3460. APPLICATION FOR FINDING OF REASONABLE DILIGENCE. Name of Structures for Underground Water Rights: Stagecoach Well Nos. 1-5. Source: Groundwater tributary to Shadow Mountain Reservoir, tributary to the Colorado River. Well Locations: Stagecoach Well No. 1: in the SW1/4 NE1/4, Section 12, Township 3 North, Range 76 West of the 6th P.M., 1400 feet from the North section line of said Section 12 and 2500 feet from the East section line of said Section 12. Stagecoach Well No. 2: in the SW1/4 NE1/4, Section 12, Township 3 North, Range 76 West of the 6th P.M., 1940 feet from the North section line of said Section 12 and 2490 feet from the East section line of said Section 12. Stagecoach Well No. 3: in the SW1/4 NE1/4, Section 12, Township 3 North, Range 76 West of the 6th P.M., 1958 feet from the North section line of said Section 12 and 2568 feet from the East section line of said Section 12. Stagecoach Well No. 4: in the SW1/4 NE1/4, Section 12, Township 3 North, Range 76 West of the 6th P.M., 2312 feet from the North section line of said Section 12 and 2164 feet from the East section line of said Section 12. Stagecoach Well No. 5: in the SW1/4 NE1/4, Section 12, Township 3 North, Range 76 West of the 6th P.M., 2600 feet from the North section line of said Section 12 and 1700 feet from the East section line of said Section 12. Depth: Stagecoach Well No. 1: 280 feet. Stagecoach Well No. 2: 375 feet. Stagecoach Well No. 3: 375 feet. Stagecoach Well No. 4: 190 feet. Stagecoach Well No. 5: 160 feet. Use: Stagecoach Well Nos. 1-5 are each decreed for in-house use and 4,000 square feet of outside irrigation. All irrigation use occurs within the boundaries of Peper Stagecoach Estates Subdivision, consisting of five lots. Type of Structure: Wells. Quantity: 15 gallons per minute ("g.p.m.") per well. The total demand is limited to 0.466 acre-feet per year ("af/yr") per well. Appropriation Date for Wells: June 15, 2000. Conditional Appropriative Right of Exchange: Stagecoach Wells Exchange. Exchange Reach: Upstream Termini: the points of diversion for Stagecoach Well Nos. 1-5, as set forth above. Downstream Terminus: Colorado River to a point where releases from Wolford Mountain Reservoir meet the Colorado River (confluence of Muddy Creek with the Colorado River). Releases from Wolford Mountain Reservoir meet the Colorado River in the NW1/4 NE1/4 of Section 19, Township 1 North, Range 80 West of the 6th P.M., at a point approximately 2,000 feet from the East line of said Section 19 and 200 feet from the North line of said Section 19. Appropriation Date for Exchange: January 8, 1997. Exchange Amount: 0.0167 cubic feet per second ("c.f.s."), limited to 1.0 af/yr. Source of Exchange Water: The subject water rights will operate pursuant to the plan for augmentation decreed in Case No 00CW154. Augmentation will be provided by Granby Reservoir or Wolford Mountain Reservoir. Decrees: April 30, 2001, Case No. 00CW154; October 9, 2008, Case No. 07CW82; March 22, 2015, Case No. 14CW3102; all in Water Court Division No. 5. Additional Information: The previous decrees set forth additional terms and conditions, including a plan for augmentation, that continue to be in effect for the water rights of this application. The application and attached exhibits contain a detailed outline of the work performed during the diligence period (21pages).
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT YOU HAVE until the last day of MAY 2021 to file with the Water Clerk a verified Statement of Opposition setting forth facts as to why this application should not be granted or why it should be granted in part or on certain conditions. A copy of such statement of opposition must also be served upon the applicant or the applicant's attorney and an affidavit or certificate of such service shall be filed with the Water Clerk, as prescribed by Rule 5, CRCP. (Filing Fee: $192.00) KATHY POWERS, Water Clerk, Water Division 5; 109 8th Street, Suite 104 Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.