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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...

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...

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...

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...

Find Your Voice in Conservation Advocacy

Jul 20, 2021 -
This year we have all experienced a multitude of influential events in our lives that have changed how we think, ranging from the COVID19 virus, the stay...

Wildfire Season Is Here: Why it Matters for Our Rivers and Water

Jul 16, 2021 -
It’s been said we no longer have fire seasons; we have fire years. We all remember a year ago when fires ravaged our state and smoke...

Press Release: Water for Colorado Coalition Celebrates Legislature’s Allocation of $20 Million for State Water Plan Implementation

Jun 10, 2021 -
Denver, CO — The Water for Colorado Coalition today celebrated the passage of HB21-1260, which allocates $20 million to the Colorado Water...

Event Recap: Cocktails, Craft Beer, and the Colorado River

May 27, 2021 -
On May 26, Water for Colorado hosted a lively event with some of the state’s most sustainably-minded and water-conscious breweries and distilleries. The evening’s conversation focused on...

Nature Based Solutions Will Help Secure Colorado’s Water Resources

May 14, 2021 -
“As an industry, we don’t really have any infrastructure, if you will. Our corporate infrastructure is our public lands and our waters." David Dragoo,...

This Earth Day, Rising to Meet the Challenges Facing Our Rivers

Apr 21, 2021 -
Earth Day falls at a precarious time of year for Coloradans and our rivers. As spring arrives, many of us are returning to our favorite hiking trails,...

Celebrating Colorado’s Rivers on World Water Day

Mar 19, 2021 -
Nestled high in the Rocky Mountains, a trickle begins. Humble, quiet, fragile, this small trickle winds and grows — fed by snowpack — into the mighty Colorado River that...

How Colorado can make meaningful progress on water in 2021 and the years ahead

Feb 11, 2021 -
2020 was a year of water wins in Colorado including voter approved funding for our state’s water and rivers. That funding will...

Colorado Voters Choose to Protect Our Rivers

Nov 06, 2020 -
On November 3, Colorado voters passed two key ballot measures to help keep our rivers healthy and flowing. Together these measures will generate nearly $8...

Water for Colorado Votes
to Protect Our Waterways

Oct 26, 2020 -
With Election Day just one week away, it’s vital that we keep rivers in mind as we fill out our ballots. Rivers are the lifeblood of the...
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