State of the River Success

In-person State of the River Meetings welcomed nearly 1,000 local residents Spring of 2022 brought the Colorado River District back to our communities with the return of an in-person State of the River event series. This was the District’s most States of the Rivers events to date, with 11 meetings held across the District’s

Community Funding Partnership Continues to Build Solutions

Two New Community Funding Partnership Projects Approved Unique "Accelerator Grant" designed to help West Slope water users leverage federal funding made available through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. On Wednesday, the Board of Directors heard from Amy Moyer, Director of Strategic Partnerships. Her report on the accomplishments of the Community Funding Partnership continues to be

Board Of Directors To Hear Reports on Drought, Powell, and Water Projects

Water Supply Challenges Continue in Colorado River Basin “Although water year 2022 is much better than last year, that is not saying much.” -Andy Mueller, General Manager On July 19 and 20, 2022, the Colorado River District Board of Directors will meet in Glenwood Springs for the Third Quarterly General and Enterprise meeting of

River District Awards First Accelerator Grant

River District Awards First Accelerator Grant The Big Blue Ditch Company received $45,000 to support their federal grant application feasibility study. Glenwood Springs, Colorado — On June 28, 2022, the Colorado River District’s Community Funding Partnership awarded its first Accelerator Grant to the Big Blue Ditch Diversion Rehabilitation and Piping Project Feasibility Study. Located in

Seven New Community Funding Partnership Projects Approved

Seven New Community Funding Partnership Projects Approved River District Board of Directors greenlights over $500,000 in grant funding at Second Quarterly meeting. On Wednesday, April 20, the Community Funding Partnership took center stage at the River District’s Second Quarterly Board Meeting. Amy Moyer, Director of Strategic Partnerships, brought seven new projects to the table

2022-05-18T21:55:16+00:00May 18th, 2022|Community Funding Partnership, Water News|

Board Of Directors To Discuss Streamflow Forecasts And Water Projects

Board Of Directors To Discuss Streamflow Forecasts And Water Projects The Colorado River District Board of Directors will meet in Glenwood Springs on April 19-20 to discuss Second Quarter priorities and First Quarter accomplishments. This meeting’s agenda is available HERE. River District Board meetings include updates from staff on a variety of subjects including technical,

2022-05-17T22:16:34+00:00May 17th, 2022|Community Funding Partnership, Water News|

2022 Begins With $1 Million Awarded For Five New Water Projects

2022 Begins With $1 Million Awarded For Five New Water Projects Community Funding Partnership begins its second year supporting local projects. Glenwood Springs, Colorado — The passing of ballot measure 7A continues to pay dividends to communities across the fifteen counties of the Colorado River District through the Community Funding Partnership (CFP). The Community Funding Partnership

2022-05-16T21:27:20+00:00May 16th, 2022|Community Funding Partnership, Water News|

Federal Affairs Briefing: Infrastructure Funding And Western Water

Federal Affairs Briefing: Infrastructure Funding And Western Water Bipartisan Infrastructure Package Presents Funding Opportunities for Western Colorado On November 15, President Biden signed the long-awaited, bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). With over $8 billion for Western water infrastructure maintenance and projects – including repairing aging dams and canals, building new storage and

2022-05-16T21:24:00+00:00May 16th, 2022|Community Funding Partnership, Water News|

New Messaging For The Next Era In Water

New Messaging For The Next Era In Water Next-Generation Communication When the Colorado River District was established in 1937, its founders grappled with a straightforward issue: how to keep water flowing west. Though today’s core mission remains the same, Colorado’s skyrocketing population and plummeting water levels add major complexities to navigating and communicating a

2022-05-16T20:41:07+00:00May 16th, 2022|Community Funding Partnership, Water News|

Water Projects Make Big Impacts In River District

Water Projects Make Big Impacts In River District The Community Partnership Pays Dividends The passing of ballot measure 7A continues to pay dividends to communities across the fifteen counties of the Colorado River District through the Community Funding Partnership (CFP). The CFP program closed its inaugural year with nearly $3 million distributed to 23

2022-05-16T20:05:06+00:00May 16th, 2022|Community Funding Partnership, Press Releases|
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