Colorado Water Congress

Colorado Water Congress

The Colorado Water Congress conducted their Annual Convention in January with more than 300 in attendance.


March 13, 2014--Water leaders seek to avert loss of power generation from Lake Powell (Delta Independent)

Even as two to three feet of snow were accumulating in Colorado's high country during storms last month, leading water thinkers were issuing sober warnings about the potential impact of a lingering regional drought in the Colorado River Basin.


February 2, 2014--Lawmakers want last word in water policy (Pueblo Chieftain)

A bill, SB115, giving the state Legislature that authority was introduced this week and has sponsors from both parties in both houses. It also calls for public hearings at basin roundtables in order to provide more public input. “We think the state Legislature makes the laws,” said Sen.


January 30, 2014--Anxiety builds over state water plan (Durango Herald)

After eight years of talking about water, Coloradans are back to fighting about it. Gov. John Hickenlooper’s call to develop a state water plan is the talk of the Colorado Water Congress’ annual convention this week, as people try to figure out what it is and whether it will be an aid or a threat.


January 10, 2014--Water as a public trust? Battle lines form (Northern Colorado Business Report)

One of Colorado’s oldest, most powerful water groups is raising a war chest to battle an initiative that would place the public’s interest in the state’s hallmark rivers and streams ahead of the interests of private water-right owners, changing the state Constitution.


January 2, 2014--Regional plan hopes to hold onto local water for ag, rec and conservation (Crested Butte News)

The Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District has been busy developing a plan for future water use in the Gunnison Valley and, at the same time, watching other basins in the state to see where they expect their water to come from.


CWC Welcomes New Directors to Board

The Colorado Water Congress (CWC) welcomed a number of new Directors to their Board in November. The 34 person CWC Board of Directors reflects the diverse geographic and professional interests of Colorado’s water community.

October 21, 2013--Water groups brace for fight (Pueblo Chieftain)

A survey by the Colorado Water Congress indicates voters trust local water providers, support agricultural water values and generally favor the existing legal framework of water rights in Colorado. The group is gathering the information in preparation for the possible return of a public


September 23, 2013--Future of Colorado tied to water and weather (Telluride Watch)

As a member of the House Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources, I am part of a group that is entrusted with the responsibility of protecting our


Colorado Water Congress Summer Conference (Steamboat Springs, CO)

08/21/2013 8:00 am
08/23/2013 5:00 pm

The Colorado Water Congress (CWC) Summer Conference and Membership Meeting takes place annually, the third week of August for two and half days at a Colorado resort location.  Mark you calendar, the 2013 conference is scheduled for August 21 to 23 at the Sheraton in Steamboat Springs.


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