ruedi resevoir basalt coloradoWelcome to the Ruedi Water and Power Authority (RWAPA) Website. This site will provide you with information on RWAPA activities and policies and will provide information on water issues of interest to the Roaring Fork Valley. We will also provide resources, links and information regarding local water matters, other water agencies, and regional and national water issues. We invite you to browse our site and to contact us if you have any questions or comments about the information provided.

Since 1981 RWAPA has provided a voice that speaks on behalf of the entire valley on a broad range of water issues. RWAPA is recognized regionally, statewide and nationally as representing the water-related interests of the Roaring Fork, Crystal and Fryingpan valleys.


The Ruedi Water and Power Authority (RWAPA) seeks an Executive Director (ED). The ED works as a part-time contractor and is responsible to the Board of Directors (elected officials from 7 jurisdictions). RWAPA’s mission is to preserve and protect the water resources of the Roaring Fork Valley through education, planning, projects and intergovernmental cooperation. Compensation is negotiable. More information including full position description, qualifications, etc., can be found under the “Job Description” heading below. Cover letters and resume sent to Mark Fuller at by March 15 will receive priority consideration. The position will be open until filled.

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