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Colorado’s Leading Conservation Organizations Mark 1 Year Anniversary of Water Plan

First Year of Implementation Makes Progress – More Laps and Increased Pace Needed to Achieve Water Goals DENVER, Nov. 16, 2016 – On the one-year anniversary of Colorado’s first water plan being adopted, Colorado’s leading conservation organizations – America...

What leading conservation groups are saying about the one year anniversary of the Colorado Water Plan

This post first appeared in Summit Daily under the headline “Colorado Water Plan faces new hurdles on one-year anniversary.” One year in, and questions remain over what impact the Colorado Water Plan is having — or will have — across the state. Even proponents for the...

An interview with water expert John Fleck

This interview with John Fleck, a former water reporter and current Director of the Water Resources Program at the University of New Mexico first appeared on Vox.com. The interview focuses on Fleck’s new book  Water Is for Fighting Over which covers the water crisis in the...

New Coordination of Water Conservation Efforts in the Colorado River Basin

Announcement Responds to Calls from Conservation Leaders, Gov. Hickenlooper, Sen. Bennet for Greater Coordination Between Federal Grant Programs to Protect Communities and Critical Water Resources  Denver, CO – National conservation and sportsmen groups hailed the Obama...

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...
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Community Meetings on Colorado Water Plan This Week

Citizens around Colorado will get a chance to hear about and comment on the state’s first-ever water plan at upcoming free, and open-to-the-public community meetings around the state. Three meetings are planned for this week in Alamosa, Salida and Granby. Even if you cannot make...
Colorado Water Plan Second Draft

Video: Policy Expert On Colorado Water Plan

The latest draft of the Colorado Water Plan is headed in the right direction, but the final draft still needs some actionable and specific steps. Drew Beckwith, Water Policy Manager for Western Resource Advocates, says the plan needs these actionable steps to ensure future...

Community Meetings: Learn About, Comment on Colorado Water Plan

Citizens around Colorado will get a chance to hear about and comment on the state’s first-ever water plan at upcoming free, and open-to-the-public community meetings around the state. The Colorado Water Plan is in its second draft and the public has limited time (only until...

We’re In This Together – Save The Colorado River

We’re at a critical moment in history. “We’re going to have to work collaboratively with each other. This is not just a state problem. This is a problem affecting all of the basin residents,” said Joe Salazar, Colorado State House of Representatives....

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...