Past Auction

Yoakum Water

This auction was on Feb 14 Northern, CO

Executive Summary

The Yoakum Family's 90 Water Units of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project (C-BT) will be offered at auction in 37 tracts and combinations. This is a rare opportunity to purchase one unit, all 90 units, or the amount that meets your specific needs.

Call Hall and Hall Auctions today to discuss the details.

Auction Date and Location:
Wednesday, February 14th at 10:00 AM MT
Held at the Boulder County Fairgrounds – Barn “A”
9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80501

Information Days:
January 23rd to 25th
Greeley Farm Show’s Hall and Hall Booth #E53
Wednesday, February 7th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM MT
Held at the Hall and Hall Offices
100 S Cherry Ave, Unit 5B
Eaton, CO 80615

Offered in cooperation with Pacific Auction and Realty.

Just the Facts

90 Units of C-BT offered in 37 Tracts

  • Tracts 1 – 13 will be 1 Unit Each
  • Tracts 14 – 24 will be 2 Units Each
  • Tracts 25 – 29 will be 3 Units Each
  • Tracts 30 – 37 will be 5 Units Each

Click here to see the current water quota declarations and historical details.

General Description

The Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District was created to jointly operate and maintain the federally owned Colorado-Big Thompson Project, with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. The C-BT Project collects supplemental water west of the Continental Divide for delivery to approximately 1,021,000 people and 615,000 irrigated acres in northern Colorado for agricultural, municipal, domestic, and industrial purposes.

Click here to read more about Northern Water and the Colorado - Big Thompson Project.

The Northern Water Boundary Map demonstrates the general area included within the Northern Water District. Contact Sherri Rasmussen at 970-622-2217 to confirm property and boundary line specifics.

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Acreage (Deeded & Leased)

Deeded Acres:
State Leased Acres:
Total Leased Acres:
Total Acres:

Water Resources

Tract 1: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 2: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 3: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 4: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 5: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 6: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 7: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 8: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 9: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 10: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 11: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 12: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 13: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 14: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 15: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 16: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 17: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 18: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 19: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 20: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 21: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 22: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 23: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 24: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 25: 3 C-BT Units*

Tract 26: 3 C-BT Units*

Tract 27: 3 C-BT Units*

Tract 28: 3 C-BT Units*

Tract 29: 3 C-BT Units*

Tract 30: 5 C-BT Units*

Tract 31: 5 C-BT Units*

Tract 32: 5 C-BT Units*

Tract 33: 5 C-BT Units*

Tract 34: 5 C-BT Units*

Tract 35: 5 C-BT Units*

Tract 36: 5 C-BT Units*

Tract 37: 5 C-BT Units*

The successful transfer of C-BT water units is subject to the Northern Water Conservancy Act and requires auction participants to apply and be approved by the Northern Water Board of Directors. Failure to get prior approval before bidding will put the bidder’s earnest money at risk. Bidding on C-BT units without such prior approval is highly discouraged. To obtain approval to bid on C-BT units contact Sherri Rasmussen at 970-622-2217.

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Summary of Terms:

  • A ten percent buyer's premium will be added to the final bid price(s) to determine the total contract price(s).
  • A ten percent earnest money deposit of the total contract price will be due immediately from all successful bidders.
  • The water is being sold "AS IS, WHERE IS" and without any contingencies including financing.
  • The Transfer of C-BT water units are subject to the Northern Water Conservancy Act and approval of the Northern Water Board of Directors.
  • Closing will be set as soon thereafter the Northern Water Board as approved the transaction.
  • Broker participation is available. Contact our office for participation guideline.

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