The Basalt Water Conservancy District (“BWCD” or “District”)) is a Colorado Water Conservancy District created under the authority of the Colorado Water Conservancy District Act, Colo. Rev. Stat. § 37-45-101 et seq. The BWCD was created by decree of the Garfield County District Court in C.A. 5593 on April 24, 1964. The District’s purpose is to conserve, develop, and stabilize supplies of water for domestic, irrigation, manufacturing, and other beneficial uses within those parts of Eagle, Garfield, and Pitkin counties included within its boundaries. Click here for a map of the District’s boundaries, which primarily includes the Roaring Fork and Frying Pan River drainages.