Rio Grande Reservoir

The Reservoir was completed in 1914, but delivered water to the agricultural community in 1912, while still under construction. The Reservoir provides storage for agricultural needs and is used for compact compliance, fish and wildlife habitat, recreation, and flood control.

Rio Grande Reservoir Dam

is currently undergoing a rehabilitation process. To learn more about this project click the button below.

Rio Grande Cooperative Project


Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Office Location: 296 Miles St. Center, CO
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 637 Center, CO 81125​
Phone: 719-754-2254
Highway Shop Phone: 719-754-3263​
Fax: 719-754-3616


Randall Palmgren, President
Sheldon Rockey, Vice President
Tuck Slane, Director
Mark Beiriger, Director
Patrick Brownell, Director




Robert Phillips, Superintendent
Amy Dean, Secretary
Dawson Mellott, Ditch Rider
Cody Shawcroft, Ditch Rider
Carlos Mondragon, Ditch Rider​