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Colorado Water Plan: 30,000 Of You Expect Conservation

For more than two years, there have been meetings, hearings, conferences, events and news announcements about Colorado’s first-ever state water plan. The Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB), which is responsible for developing the plan under Governor Hickenlooper’s...

9News: Importance of Water for Small Businesses

9News reporter Maya Rodriguez continues her coverage of the Colorado Water Plan and water issues in the state featuring small businesses owners who rely on healthy and flowing rivers:
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Colorado Water Plan 2015 Timeline

The first draft of Colorado’s Water Plan was presented to Governor John Hickenlooper on December 10, 2014. Additional work will continue in coordination with the Governor’s Office throughout 2015. Check out the timeline.

Denver Post Letter: Colorado Water Plan Needs Conservation

Re: “Final Colorado water plan will need specifics,” Dec. 12 editorial. I applaud The Denver Post for pointing to the need for more details to be incorporated into Colorado’s Water Plan as it continues to be shaped through 2015. Specifically, that the “action agenda” should place...
Kids Having Fun on a Colorado River

Flowing Rivers, Flowing Taps

Using less water and using water efficiently makes sense, and to get that message across, we’re using the universal common denominator of Coloradans: BEER (which is over 90% water). Join in the fun, and let’s create some thunder. In Colorado, water and beer go hand in hand. Even...

Water Poll: Colorado Voters Want Healthy Streams and Rivers

Coloradans’ top goals? Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl (509!!) and statewide water conservation. More poll results here: 2015 Poll Results

Conservation Countdown: 4 Days Left to Comment on Colorado Water Plan

Healthy rivers mean healthy wildlife. Post by Water For Colorado.

Conservation Countdown: 5 Days Left to Get Comments to Colorado Water Board

5 Days Left! And here are 5 rafters having an epic time on one of our amazing rivers. Post by Water For Colorado.

Charlie Preston-Townsend: Planning the Future of Yampa River

(This post originally appeared in the Steamboat Pilot) The Friends of the Yampa is a volunteer-run nonprofit based in Steamboat Springs and dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the recreational and environmental integrity of the Yampa River and its tributaries through...

A Photographic Look Highlighting the Importance of Colorado’s Water Plan

Basalt resident and Outside Magazine photographer Pete McBride talks about his trip down the Colorado River, and the importance of the Colorado’s Water Plan in a Colorado Public radio interview this week. McBride took a rare journey down the Colorado River this spring. For...