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America’s Most Endangered River

Sign our petition to the Trump Administration: help support our rivers! The Colorado River is at a tipping point. Just this week, the lower portion of it was named our nation’s most endangered river in the American Rivers’ annual report. This is not the first time the Colorado...

‘Water is More Important Than Money,’ say Westerners

Water levels and drought concerns now eclipse economic concerns in Colorado and the West, according to the annual Conservation in the West Poll released recently by Colorado College. While 80% of polled voters are concerned about unemployment, 83% are concerned about drought and...

10 Reasons Why We Love Colorado’s Rivers

Reason #1 to Protect Colorado’s Rivers — #Beauty. Reason #2 to Protect Colorado’s Rivers — #Farming. Reason #3 to Protect Colorado’s Rivers — #Wildlife. Reason #4 to Protect Colorado’s Rivers — #Kayaking. Reason #5 to Protect Colorado’s Rivers —...

Colorado Water Supply Issues Highlighted in Killing the Colorado Video

Killing the Colorado is a multi-part series from ProPublica and Matter that investigates the water crisis in the West. Learn about how growth in population, agriculture, businesses and the economy have impacted the Colorado water supply following the water deal established back...

Colorado’s Water Plan: Get On Board!

Modernize Agriculture. Avoid Trans-Mountain River Water Diversions. Champion Healthy Rivers. Increase Water Conservation. Four points we can ALL get on board with for Colorado’s Water Plan. Take action to let Gov. John Hickenlooper know these conservation essentials must be...

Farmers Have Their Say About Colorado Water Plan

This post was co-written by Mark Harris, general manager for the Grand Valley Water Users’ Association. In a recent op-ed, the Colorado Forum – a nonpartisan organization of CEOs and civic leaders – delivered a powerful message to Governor Hickenlooper, who is drafting a...

Last Day: Get Your Comments to the Colorado Water Board

One person can make a difference. Get your comments to the Colorado Water Conservation Board today on the state water plan. Be proactive about maintaining what keeps Colorado great. Post by Water For Colorado.

Hot Off the Presses: Hickenlooper Calls New Dam Projects ‘Unlikely’

From the Denver Business Journal: Gov. John Hickenlooper said it’s “unlikely” public opinion across Colorado would allow for the construction of a new major dam project, despite a continuing increase in the state’s population and an ongoing drought. The...

What’s the Buzz on Water in Colorado? Getting our Rivers Back into Balance

Does Colorado need a water plan?  Are there bears in the woods? You wouldn’t start a business or take a long trip without first making a plan. The same should be true for the world’s most precious resource, the one we can’t live without for more than a few days–WATER. But, up to...
Tubing on a Colorado River

What’s the Buzz On Water In Colorado? Getting Our Rivers Back Into Balance

Does Colorado need a water plan?  Are there bears in the woods? You wouldn’t start a business or take a long trip without first making a plan. The same should be true for the world’s most precious resource, the one we can’t live without for more than a few days – WATER. But, up...