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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...

Water Poll: 74% of Coloradans Want Better Water Conservation

For Colorado residents, water conservation comes out ahead of water diversions, according to latest water poll. Post by Water For Colorado. Find out more HERE.

Colorado Water Plan Highlights State’s Connected Nature

The following is a Letter to the Editor submitted to The Denver Post about the state water plan: Re: “Colorado girds for proliferating people and increasingly scarce water,” Nov. 9 news story. As a county commissioner representing one of the state’s headwaters areas, I would like...

New Water Poll: Colorado Supports Water Conservation, Not New Diversions

A new water poll released this week from a bi-partisan polling team shows key findings on Colorado voters’ attitudes on water issues. Guess what? Coloradans of all political stripes, from all walks of life and from all corners of the state believe our rivers are at risk and...

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...

Gov. Hickenlooper and the State Water Board Need to Raise All Boats

Western Resource Advocates and Conservation Colorado water experts offered preliminary responses to this week’s release of eight draft Basin Implementation Plans – local level plans in each major river basin across Colorado addressing future water supply and river health....
Tubing on a Colorado River

We Need Alternatives To Water Diversions

Check out this guest blog post by Ken Neubecker, Eagle River Blue Trail Coordinator, on meeting the water needs of Colorado’s growing population and the importance of the Colorado Water Plan: The population of Colorado is expected to double by the year 2050. That means there will...
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Durango Herald: Big Diversions Hot Topic At Water Forum

The Western Slope is supplying the Front Range with water at the expense of many in the region’s agricultural industry. The Durango Herald reports that was the sentiment of some attending the 32nd annual Water Seminar hosted by the Southwestern Water Conservation District. The...