- About WIP
- Participating Entities
- Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District
- Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority
- Empire Electric Association
- Florida Water Conservancy District
- Harris Water Engineering
- High Desert Conservation District
- Dolores Water Conservancy District
- La Plata Archuleta Water District
- La Plata Electric Association
- La Plata Water Conservancy District
- La Plata West Water Authority
- Mancos Conservation District
- Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company
- Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District (PAWSD)
- Pine River Irrigation District
- San Juan Water Conservancy District
- Southwestern Water Conservation District
- Town of Silverton
- Town of Telluride
- Regional Water Projects
- Animas-La Plata Project (Lake Nighthorse)
- Animas River Stakeholders
- Cloud Seeding Program
- Dolores Project (McPhee Reservoir)
- Dry Gulch Reservoir (Pending)
- Florida Project (Lemon Reservoir)
- Mancos Project (Jackson Gulch Reservoir)
- Long Hollow Reservoir
- Pine River Project (Vallecito Reservoir)
- Rio Blanco Restoration Project
- River Protection Work Group
- Water Information
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According to a report published in early September by Water in the West, a research center at Stanford University, water and wastewater managers are missing substantial opportunities to save energy and money.
The following was taken from an Energy Efficient Emerging Technologies: Low Energy Precision Applications PowerPoint courtesy of Nancy Andrews, La Plata Electric Association, a WIP participating entity.
Colorado water flows to eighteen downstream states and the Republic of Mexico.
After five years, Cortez is once again fortunate to host the 8th Annual Water 101 Seminar to be held November 1, 2013 at the Holiday Inn Express (2121 E. Main St.) from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Last year the Water Information Program (WIP) cosponsored with the Mountain Studies Institute and the San Juan Mountains Association a pilot Forests-to-Faucets Teacher Training Workshop in the Durango/Silverton area. It was very successful and well received.
The following excerpts were written by Colorado State Senator Gail Schwartz and is reproduced here with her permission:
Cortez’s water rights date back to 1892, when the Dunham & Johnson Ditch, Giogetta Ditch, Illinois Ditch, and Sheek Ditch were decreed for irrigation on the Dolores River above the town of Dolores.
A recent public opinion poll of Coloradans identified conservation as the top tool to address the state’s most important water concerns.
A new U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) report describes how the health of the nation's streams is being degraded by streamflow modifications and elevated levels of nutrients and pesticides.
The Longmont Times reported in July that a landmark Department of Energy (DOE) study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, shows no evidence that chemicals from the natural gas drilling process are linked with contami