Update on Interstate Conversations

Big River Updates April, 2024 View the complete public packet including all staff memos by clicking HERE (.pdf) It has been a busy few months in the interstate and federal arena on the Colorado River. Last fall, Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) requested that the seven basin states present a consensus-based proposal

2024-05-07T17:21:56+00:00April 30th, 2024|Newsletter, Water News|

Hydrology: Moving Sideways

Sideways Outlook Headwaters Snowpack and Hydrology Read the complete board memo HERE As we pass the seasonal peak for snowpack accumulation across the headwaters of the Colorado River, several confounding factors have lined up to cloud the water supply forecast: dust, heat and a fading El Nino. For these reasons, the early reports of

2024-04-30T16:12:38+00:00April 30th, 2024|Newsletter, Water News|

State of the River Meetings, 2024

State of the River Meetings Local Meetings Talk Local Water Issues, Projects as Well as Basin-Wide Outlooks During the first quarter of 2024, the External Affairs team worked to balance the dynamic communications needs of the Shoshone Water Right Preservation Campaign with consistent, District-wide strategic messaging, local stakeholder engagement, and media relations. Planning and

2024-04-30T15:45:24+00:00April 30th, 2024|Newsletter, Water News|

Now Hiring Director of Public Relations

Director of Public Relations The Colorado River District needs you! Help us protect West Slope water while you live and work in beautiful Glenwood Springs. Who We Are The Colorado River District is a 15-county special district in Western Colorado. Our mission is to lead in the protection, conservation, use, and development of the

2024-04-19T16:36:36+00:00April 18th, 2024|Newsletter, Water News|

Second Quarterly Board Meeting Preview

Colorado River District Board of Directors Second Joint Quarterly Meeting of 2024  Hydrology, inter-state issues, local water projects, and the Water Conservation Decision Support Tool to be covered in April board meeting. On Tuesday, April 16, and Wednesday, April 17, the Colorado River District Board of Directors will meet for their second

2024-04-11T21:46:36+00:00April 11th, 2024|Newsletter, 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|

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|
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