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PRESS RELEASE: Grand Junction Commits $1 Million to Shoshone Permanency

City of Grand Junction Commits $1 Million Towards Shoshone Water Right Preservation Funding commitments now total $44 million. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 4, 2024  Glenwood Springs, Colorado — On Wednesday, April 3, the Grand Junction City Council unanimously approved a resolution to commit $1 million towards the purchase and permanent protection of the Shoshone

Water With Your Lunch: Know Your Snow 2024

Thank you to everyone who joined Water Education Colorado and the Colorado River District on April 11 ! Every year, mid-April means peak snowpack for the Rocky Mountains. But what does that mean for the rivers? And why have recent forecasts consistently overestimated the snow-to-flow connection? On Thursday, April 11 from noon to 1:15,

2024-04-12T23:05:49+00:00March 26th, 2024|Water News|

Now Hiring Geotechnical and Dam Safety Engineer

Geotechnical and Dam Safety Engineer The Colorado River District needs you! Help us protect West Slope water while you live and work in beautiful Glenwood Springs. Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume to Audrey Turner (aturner@crwcd.org). Position open until filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Sunset Based out of our office in Glenwood Springs

2024-04-26T15:24:51+00:00March 19th, 2024|Newsletter, Water News|

PRESS RELEASE: Four More West Slope Organizations Commit Funding Support

West Slope Coalition Members Contribute an Additional $300,000 for Shoshone Water Right Preservation Funding from a diverse group of organizations represents strong community commitment to clean drinking water, agriculture, and the economy. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, March 14, 2024  Glenwood Springs, Colorado — In early March, four more West Slope entities made substantial financial commitments

PRESS RELEASE: 2024 State of the River Event Series Kicks off in March

2024 State of the River Event Series Kicks off in March These free, public meetings invite West Slope residents to learn about river forecasts, local water projects, and western water issues. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 6, 2024 CONTACT:  Lindsay DeFrates - 970.456.8973 Glenwood Springs, Colorado — The Colorado River District will kick off its

2024-03-06T18:22:37+00:00March 6th, 2024|Press Releases, Water News|

PRESS RELEASE: Clifton Water District and GVWUA Support Shoshone Acquisition

Clifton Water District and Grand Valley Water Users Association Pledge Support for Shoshone Acquisition Further financial commitments highlight the importance of Shoshone for drinking water and agriculture. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 27, 2024  Grand Junction, Colorado — During their Board meetings in February, Clifton Water District and Grand Valley Water Users Association committed $250,000

River District Welcomes New Board Members

River District Welcomes New Board Members New and Re-appointed Directors On Tuesday, January 16, the Colorado River District Board of Directors welcomed two newly-appointed directors to its fifteen-member Board. Each county within the Colorado River District is represented by a director who is appointed by their respective Board of County Commissioners. All serve for

2024-02-02T16:51:20+00:00February 1st, 2024|Newsletter, Water News|

Hydrology Update January 2024

Hydrology and Big River Update From wet to dry – whiplash to continue in 2024? After a wet and joyous 2023 water year, water managers and planners are feeling a little less optimistic about 2024. The good times from the previous period of plenty are now replaced with a feeling of foreboding, like the

2024-02-01T21:52:51+00:00February 1st, 2024|Newsletter, Water News|

Communication, Events, and Outreach 2024

Information & Outreach Update 2023 External Affairs Achievements The River District’s External Affairs team continued successful outreach and engagement across the Western Slope and at state and regional levels throughout the 2023 calendar year. The spring State of the River season connected 1,000 West Slope water users with district staff and local partners at

2024-02-01T22:40:25+00:00February 1st, 2024|Newsletter, Water News|

Community Funding Partnership Issues Annual Report

Community Funding Partnership Update 2023 Program Achievements The Community Funding Partnership program successfully closed out its third year in operation since River District voters passed Ballot Measure 7A in November 2020. In 2023, the program awarded 30 grants totaling $7.8 million. In addition, the program celebrated a historic milestone by committing $20 million to

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