- About WIP
- Participating Entities
- Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District
- City of Durango Water Commission
- Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority
- Dolores Water Conservancy District
- Florida Water Conservancy District
- La Plata Electric Association
- La Plata Water Conservancy District
- Mancos Conservation District
- Mancos Water Conservancy District
- Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District (PAWSD)
- Pine River Irrigation District
- San Juan Water Conservancy District
- Southwestern Water Conservation District
- U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
- Regional Water Projects
- Animas River Stakeholders
- Animas-La Plata Project
- Cloud Seeding Program
- Dolores Project (McPhee Reservoir)
- Dry Gulch Reservoir (Pending)
- Florida Project (Lemon Reservoir)
- Jackson Gulch Reservoir
- Long Hollow Reservoir
- Pine River Project (Vallecito Reservoir)
- Rio Blanco Restoration Project
- River Protection Work Group
- UMETCO (Urivan) Water Rights
- Water Information
- Contact WIP
Due to historic Front Range flooding, relief assistance is desperately needed. Helpcoloradonow.org has compiled a list of organizations accepting donations, financial and material, which will go directly to help those affected by the floods.
For those who received loss or damage due to severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides, you may be eligible for disaster aid
Weather watchers are needed to help Colorado State monitor the ongoing drought and longer-term climate conditions, the university stated Thursday. The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, known as CoCoRaHS, is hoping to have at least one person per square mile recording observations along the Front Range, and as many as possible elsewhere in the state.
Farmers consume nearly 90 percent of Colorado's water, and Colorado State University is offering ways for them to use it more efficiently. A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to CSU's Center for Agricultural Energy will pay for reduced-cost irrigation efficiency audits for growers with center pivot systems.
Explore Southwestern Colorado with the latest edition of Headwaters, published by the Colorado Foundation for Water Education.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s new Consumptive Uses and Losses Report, consumptive use of Colorado River water in the states of the upper basin (Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and a sliver of Arizona) reached 4.281 million acre feet in 2011, the highest on record. The previous high was 4.245 million acre feet in 1994.
Colorado will have to negotiate further with Kansas, or go to the next level in the court system, before it can realize the benefits of its decisions to build an augmentation pipeline and drain Bonny Reservoir, in relation to the Republican River Compact.
Colorado has puzzled for years about how to account for its underground water resources, with about the same impact as water sloshing in the bottom of a precariously carried bucket.
It began at a small table in a small town in Southwestern Colorado. A discussion about the future of waterways in this region of the West. Would they be protected for future generations? Would those generations be able to fish, hike, bike, hunt, mine, recreate or drink? How could anyone be certain?
Despite some encouraging snowfall in November, large parts of the state remain on drought alert, according to the latest report from the state drought task force. Conditions in the Arkansas Valley, particularly Bent, Crowley and Otero counties, are listed as exceptional drought by the U.S. Drought Monitor, an interagency monitor of long-term weather conditions.