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The Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District (The District) is a statutory organization founded in 1979 for the purpose of protecting and securing water in the Upper Arkansas Valley. "Our watchdog efforts include challenging legislation that threatens our water supply, and securing sufficient water rights to provide augmentation for residential, commercial and industrial use.

"Our mission is to protect, restore and improve the entire Arkansas River watershed and enhance the well being of all life it sustains". Arising in the snows of the continental divide near Leadville, Colorado, the main channel of the ancient Arkansas River flow some 1450 miles through four states to its confluence with the Mississippi River in eastern Arkansas.

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