Four meetings on the Southwest Basin Implementation Plan, part of a statewide effort to resolve water shortages, to be unveiled next month, start next week.
Members of the public can learn about draft plans and offer opinions to water authorities.
The Southwest basin contains nine subbasins from the San Juan River to the Dolores and San Miguel rivers.
The meetings are scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 17 at the Ross Aragon Community Center, 451 Hot Springs Blvd., in Pagosa Springs; Nov. 19 at the Pine River Senior Center, 111 West South St., in Bayfield; Dec. 1 at the Mancos Community Center, 117 N. Main St., in Mancos; and Dec. 9 at the Placerville School House, 400 Front St., in Placerville.
Further information is available from Ann Oliver at 903-9361 or Carrie Lile at 259-5322.