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Press Release: Water for Colorado Coalition Celebrates the Release of Updated Colorado Water Plan –
Anticipates Detailed Review and Engagement during Public Comment Period

Jun 30, 2022 -
Denver, CO — Today, the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) released the draft update of the Colorado Water Plan for a 90-day public comment period. The...

Press Release: Water for Colorado Supports
Reduced Lake Powell Water Deliveries,
Calls for Long-Term Solutions

May 03, 2022 -
Denver, CO – Today, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation issued a historic announcement stating its plans to reduce annual releases from Lake Powell by nearly half a million acre...

Groundswell on the Rio Grande

Mar 08, 2022 -
How the People of the San Luis Valley are Coming Together Around Water

River Recreation

Mar 08, 2022 -
Outdoor recreation on Colorado’s waterways generates $18.8 billion in economic output per year. In addition to the economic benefit that protecting river recreation provides, another benefit...

Building Towards Resilience Through Legislative Priorities

Jan 21, 2022 -
Last week, Colorado’s 2022 legislative session began with a sobering reminder and call to action from Speaker Alec Garnett: “Climate change is a clear and present danger...

Press Release: Water for Colorado Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Package, Groundbreaking Provisions to Support Western Water

Nov 06, 2021 -
Denver, CO — The Water for Colorado Coalition today applauded congressional passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), which will send $8.3 billion of...

A Conversation with Colorado’s Legislators

Nov 05, 2021 -
Earlier this week, the Water for Colorado Coalition convened a group of state legislators for a discussion on drought in the Colorado River Basin and why it...

Press Release: Grim Updates from Feds Show Need for Urgent Action on Colorado River to Increase Resilience to Climate Change

Oct 18, 2021 -
Denver — Today, the Bureau of Reclamation released its October 24-Month Study and its 2-Year Probabilistic Projections, which incorporate newly updated modeling...

Your Voice Matters for Colorado’s Rivers: Engage in the Water Plan Update Process

Oct 13, 2021 -
During the development of the Colorado Water Plan six years ago, Water for Colorado came together to help ensure Coloradans’ voices were heard in the creation of the plan. In...

Get To Know Your River Basins

Oct 07, 2021 -
Our rivers are the lifeblood of the American West, and we all know that river and water management are both fundamentally important and infinitely complex, governed through...

Press Release: Dire Federal Water Projections Demand Urgent Action from State Leaders

Sep 22, 2021 -
DENVER, CO — The Water for Colorado Coalition today released the following statement in response to the release of the U.S. Bureau...

Meet Water for Colorado’s Statewide Team

Sep 10, 2021 -
When the Water for Colorado Coalition came together in 2015 around the creation of the Colorado Water Plan, we were united by a simple belief — that...

Boosting Water Reliability for Birds and People

Sep 01, 2021 -
Process-based restoration: restoring natural river processes

Water Funding Playbook

Aug 23, 2021 -
The purpose of this guide is to assist water conservancy districts, nonprofits, local governments, citizen stakeholder initiatives and others in learning more about successfully implementing new local sources of...
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