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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...

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...

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...

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...

Press Release: First-Ever Colorado River Basin Tier 1 Shortage Shows Need for Greater Resilience to Climate Change

Aug 16, 2021 -
Denver, CO — Today, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation declared the first-ever Tier 1 shortage in the Colorado River Basin, triggering 

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...

Press Release: 25% of Colorado Streams, Rivers, and Wetlands Lose Critical Clean Water Act Protections During Earth Week

Apr 22, 2021 -
DENVER, CO On Friday, April 23 — the day after Earth Day — a quarter or more of Colorado’s streams, rivers, and wetlands lost critical protections as...

Press Release: Water for Colorado Coalition Applauds Legislature, Governor’s Inclusion of Water Priorities in Stimulus Funding

Mar 11, 2021 -
The Water for Colorado coalition today lauded Governor Jared Polis’ and the Legislature’s inclusion of up to $50 million in Colorado’s stimulus package for water-specific projects, including watershed restoration, drought recovery and management, and additional support for projects outlined in the state’s water plan.

Press Release: Water for Colorado Coalition Applauds the Passage of $8 Million to Protect Colorado’s Rivers

Nov 04, 2020 -
Today, the Water for Colorado coalition celebrates the passage of two key local ballot measures that will increase investment in Colorado’s rivers and streams.