Horsethief Canyon Native Fish Facility

  • Location: Fruita, CO
  • Owner/Designer: Bureau of Reclamation
  • Cost: $5,367,844.00
  • Completion: November 2012

Scope and Awards

These ponds are used to raise native fish species throughout western Colorado.  KGCI worked with the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation Office in Grand Junction, CO to complete the construction of 22 0.25-0.5-acre rearing ponds which include:

  • Associated concrete kettle structures
  • Piping over a 24 acre site
  • Installation of a 1000-foot long infiltration gallery along the Colorado River
  • A 2,100 SF holding and storage facility
Winner of ENR’s Regional Best Projects for Best Water and Environmental Project for the Mountain States (2013)

Contact Us


PO Box 682, Cedaredge, CO 81413

10094 HWY 65, Austin, CO 81410

Telephone: (970) 835-7910

Fax: (970) 835-7911