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Colorado is updating its Water Plan – Here’s how you can participate!

Jun 02, 2020 -
Five years ago, you and the Water for Colorado community helped craft a smart, common-sense, conservation-focused plan for our state’s water future in Colorado’s Water Plan. Now, the...

Have Fun While Learning About Water! — Resources to help you stay engaged at home

May 11, 2020 -
We promised our community back in March that the Water for Colorado team remained...

Back to School Reading List

Oct 09, 2019 -
With the new school year now in full swing, there’s a great opportunity to expand our knowledge of current events and the environment around us—and therefore, the...

Reflections on Colorado River Day 2019

Sep 05, 2019 -
Ninety-eight years ago, Congressman Edward Taylor’s deep sense of pride for his home state of Colorado inspired him to campaign for the renaming of his state’s mighty...

Renewing Commitment to the Colorado River at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

Jun 19, 2019 -
Outdoor Retailer hosts its annual Summer Market in Denver. In addition to the important water supply for agricultural, municipal...

This year’s runoff reports are promising, but drought is a long-term challenge in the West

Apr 30, 2019 -
After nearly two decades of drought in the American West, last winter's heavy snowfall was a welcome...

Celebrating Colorado River Day

Jul 24, 2018 -
In honor of Colorado River Day on July 25, Water for Colorado has assembled stories about the importance of the...

Here’s What Colorado’s Next Governor Can do to Safeguard our Water Supply

Jun 25, 2018 -
Water is critical to Colorado’s economy, lifestyle, and identity. It fuels our cities and agriculture and it supports our vital recreation industry. But increasing demands on our existing supplies...

Do You Know Your Water, Colorado?

Apr 18, 2018 -
Rivers are the lifelines of Colorado’s economy, environment, and lifestyle. They touch everyone in our state, providing most of our clean, safe, and reliable drinking water; supporting...

The Colorado River Is Being Sapped By The Heat

Mar 09, 2017 -
BY NELL LONDON The Colorado River is being sapped by rising temperatures and its fate is worse than most forecasters realize, according to 

An interview with water expert John Fleck

Sep 19, 2016 -
This interview with John Fleck, a former water reporter and current Director of the Water Resources Program at the University of New Mexico...

New Coordination of Water Conservation Efforts in the Colorado River Basin

Jun 23, 2016 -
Announcement Responds to Calls from Conservation Leaders, Gov. Hickenlooper, Sen. Bennet for Greater Coordination Between Federal Grant Programs to Protect Communities...

Will the Colorado Water Plan Work?

Oct 20, 2015 -
Fishing in the Upper Colorado River. Photo by...

We’re In This Together – Save The Colorado River

Jul 02, 2015 -
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....
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