Colorado’s vulnerability and preparation for climate change

Colorado’s record-breaking warm temperatures along with massive snow dumps on the East Coast, drought in California and the Pacific Northwest’s Pineapple Express rains have people across the country focusing on climate.  Globally, negotiators are working on a draft deal at the U.N. climate talks in Geneva to address climate change right now. And here in … Continue reading Colorado’s vulnerability and preparation for climate change

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To Gov’s Office with Colorado Water Plan

December 10, 2014, that was yesterday, and it's already history. At 1:30 pm, the draft of Colorado's Water Plan was handed to Gov. John Hickenlooper. Colorado Water Conservation Board staff smiled proudly, along with CWCB board members, Interbasin Compact Committee members and others at the hand-off of their work. The plan reflects efforts to meet the … Continue reading To Gov’s Office with Colorado Water Plan

A New Era of Cooperation– Eagle Signs the Colorado River Cooperative Agreement

It’s not the signing of the Declaration of Independence but this is a great moment in Colorado’s history—the Colorado River Cooperative Agreement, an agreement that Denver Water reached with 39 Western Slope water providers, local governments and ski resort operators received its first signatures yesterday. Leaders from Eagle County, Eagle River Water & Sanitation District, … Continue reading A New Era of Cooperation– Eagle Signs the Colorado River Cooperative Agreement

Colorado’s ‘Year of Water’ is Here

As we begin the new year with a new blog and a new initiative, Colorado Water 2012, it's the perfect time to kick things off with an introduction from Nicole Seltzer, Chair of the Water 2012 Management Team and Executive Director of the Colorado Foundation for Water Education. Gain Nicole's perspective on what's to come … Continue reading Colorado’s ‘Year of Water’ is Here