Grand County fishermen celebrate: Ritter signs instream flow legislation into law

By Katie LoobySky-Hi Daily News April 22, 2008

Gov. Bill Ritter signed HB 1280 into law Monday.

    The legislation, dubbed the “Protect Lease Instream Flow Water Right Bill” among supporters, allows water rights owners to leave their water in a stream or river without the risk of losing it, said Kirk Klancke, Winter Park Ranch Water & Sanitation District manager.