J. Craig Green, PE
6408F Silver Mesa
Highlands Ranch, Colorado 80130
Basin Project Sample
- FOUNTAINHEAD WATER RIGHTS TRANSFERS Aetna Insurance
Company had several parcels of land along Fountain Creek south of Colorado
Springs in the 1980s, which required extensive engineering analyses of
historical use and other issues for transfer to new points of diversions.
It was necessary to integrate alluvial wells and surface diversions into a
new plan to allow the water rights to be diverted legally at new points of
- COLORADO SPRINGS
PROTEST On behalf of Aetna, to protect its water
interests in the Fountain Creek basin, a comprehensive review of Colorado
Springs proposed augmentation plan was
completed. Negotiations with the Citys engineers resulted in a settlement
out of court with terms and conditions adequate to protect Aetnas
- MULTIPLE SMALL AUGMENTATION PLANS Several
augmentation plans for individual land owners in the Arkansas
River basin have been
completed. These included the use of transmountain water from the Twin
Lakes Reservoir and Canal Company. Each of these plans required
determination of water demands and depletions and the preparation of
augmentation plans to prevent injury to other water rights in the basin.
- GRANDOTE GOLF COURSE Appraisal of water rights and
testimony in litigation over water rights value. This project included a
review of a previous transfer decree, analysis of comparable sales and analysis
of yields of a nearby water reservoir system in which the client own
- CITY OF CRIPPLE CREEK Ongoing water supply work for
several years, including field measurements of reservoir capacity,
engineering work for the transfer of two sets of water rights from
irrigation to municipal use. Analysis of water yields from various new
sources being considered by the City.
- HILL RANCH WATER RIGHTS Negotiations and field work
associated with the sale of water rights from a ranch near Salida, Colorado
to a water district in West Pueblo. In addition,
ongoing annual appraisals of these water rights were completed and updated
each year prior to the sale of this water.
- WESTERN WATER RIGHTS MANAGEMENT FUND Analysis and
appraisal of water rights prior to purchase by an investment group. Water
rights analyzed were on the Arkansas River mainstem
and several tributaries.