PRESS ADVISORY – Colorado River District’s Annual Water Seminar

2023-08-31T20:48:03+00:00August 31st, 2023|Press Releases, Water News|

2023 River District Annual Water Seminar Seeks ‘Durable Solutions’ for the Colorado River Interstate representatives, author Heather Hansman, and Senator Michael Bennet to headline September 22 event at Colorado Mesa University FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, August 31, 2023  Grand Junction, Colorado — The Colorado River District’s landmark Annual Water Seminar returns on Friday, September 22

Hydrology Update July 2023

2023-07-31T19:53:45+00:00July 31st, 2023|Newsletter, Water News|

Hydrological Bounty Before a Dry Summer Just when you think you know what to expect, the opposite occurs. With Water Year 2023 almost complete, the surprises keep coming. Instead of hot, dry and dusty conditions associated with the early days of summer, rain, hail, snow, reservoir spills, and above average river flows continued with

State of the River 2023 Recap

2023-07-31T19:53:32+00:00July 31st, 2023|Newsletter, Water News|

State of the River 2023 Recap: "We're Here, We're Listening." The 2023 State of the River season wrapped up on June 1 with a final event in partnership with Eagle River Water & Sanitation District. The Colorado River District's spring State of the River meetings are one of the primary ways for staff at

West Slope Water Tour with the Central Arizona Project

2023-07-31T19:53:23+00:00July 31st, 2023|Newsletter, Water News|

Central Arizona Project Tours West Slope From June 26 to the 29, the Colorado River District hosted eight board and four staff members from the Central Arizona Project (CAP) for a four-day tour of Colorado's Western Slope. A 336-mile water delivery system serving nearly 6 million people in the Maricopa, Pinal, and Pima counties

Risk Study Phase IV

2023-07-31T22:38:27+00:00July 31st, 2023|Newsletter, Water News|

Risk Study Reaches Phase IV The original Colorado River Risk Study (“Risk Study”) was initiated almost ten years ago as an outgrowth of previous ‘Colorado River Compact Water Bank’ efforts. Beginning with Phase I in 2016, the project aimed to better understand risks of potential, involuntary curtailment for Colorado and the other Upper Basin states

Colorado River Drought Task Force Guiding Principles

2023-07-31T19:52:19+00:00July 31st, 2023|Newsletter, Water News|

Colorado River District Guiding Principles for 2023 Drought Task Force Participation In preparation for participation in the Drought Task Force, the Colorado River District’s Board of Directions finalized its guiding principles for the District’s representative during their Third Quarterly Meeting on July 19, 2023. Comprised of 17 voting members representing water users on both

July Board Meeting to Discuss Funding, Hydrology, Risk Study

2023-07-14T14:47:10+00:00July 13th, 2023|Community Funding Partnership, Newsletter, Water News|

Board Of Directors To Discuss Funding, Hydrology, Risk Study and Colorado River Issues. On July 18-19, the Colorado River District Board of Directors will meet in Glenwood Springs for the Third Quarterly General and Enterprise meeting of 2023. Staff will present updates on projects and priorities with some action items requested from the Board.

Now Hiring Associate Counsel

2023-08-07T17:43:29+00:00June 30th, 2023|Newsletter, Water News|

Associate Counsel Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume, and one representative writing sample to Jason Turner ( Applications will be considered on a rolling basis after July 31. Position will be open until filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Based out of our office in beautiful Glenwood Springs, CO. Serves as an experienced associate-level legal officer

Irrigation Re-Imagined: Growing Resilience in Agriculture

2023-05-30T18:55:52+00:00May 30th, 2023|Water News|

Irrigation Re-Imagined: Growing Resilience in Agriculture A FREE Local-to-Global Conversation in the Roaring Fork Valley Join the Aspen Global Change Institute (AGCI) and the Colorado River District at Carbondale's Third Street Center for a conversation with three experts about the future of irrigation: Perry Cabot (Western Colorado Research Center), Mallika Nocco (University of California,

PRESS ADVISORY – State of the River Meeting in Eagle, 06.01.23

2023-05-30T17:07:04+00:00May 30th, 2023|Press Releases, Water News|

2023 State of the River Series Wraps June 1 in Eagle River Valley  This free, public event features important local and interstate Colorado River updates from the Colorado River District, Eagle River Water & Sanitation District, and others.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 30, 2023  Edwards, Colorado — On Thursday, June 1, the Colorado River

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