The Chimney Hollow Reservoir Project is a collaboration between 12 Northeastern Colorado water providers to improve the reliability of, or make firm, water supplies from the Windy Gap Project. Chimney Hollow Reservoir will be located just west of Carter Lake in Larimer County to provide dedicated storage to supply a reliable 30,000 acre-feet of water each year for future generations.  

The Chimney Hollow Reservoir Project:

Provides storage for 30,000 acre-feet of existing water rights associated with the Windy Gap Project
Provides environmental benefits to Colorado's rivers and streams through various commitments
Enhances recreation opportunities to encourage healthy, outdoor lifestyles for residents 
Helps meet an increased demand for water in Northern Colorado communities