LSPWCD Archive

The Lower South Platte Water Conservancy District  is a public agency created in 1964.  Lower encompasses approximately 406,000 acres in portions of Morgan, Washington, Logan and Sedgwick counties.   Lower provides well accounting, soil moisture monitoring, recharge coring, and other technical services to constituents.  In addition Lower is actively involved in local and statewide water issues.

For real time stream flows and active river calls click here.


Joe Frank, PE

General Manager



Deanna Eskew


Rick Fleharty

District Technician / Meter Certification

You can reach the site manager with questions, comments or suggestions at

Contact Us

Phone 970-522-1378

Fax: 970-522-0848

CDWR 2013 Flood Information

                         Additional resources            


                                                  Water Quality Control Division

                                                  Office of Emergency Preparedness

Lower South Platte Water Conservancy District

Text Box: LSPWCD • 100 Broadway Plaza Suite 12 • Sterling, CO 80751 • 970-522-1378


Important Links

Current Tamarack pumping

Daily Tamarack CFS pumping summary  

                                       Download file here

South Platte Flow Monitoring and Call Summary

Colorado Snow Survey Program

The South Platte River and the Alluvial Aquifer

             Working With Water Video (A Brief History of the South Platte River and its Alluvial Aquifer)

             South Platte History And Mechanics Interim Water Committee Presentation (August 12, 2012) Power Point


Colorado Water Congress

Colorado Water Plan

CDWR LaserFische Weblink

How To Research by Template pdf






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Louie Rinaldo Retires From LSPWCD Board

1989 –2003 and 2007-2014

Thanks for the service Louie!