PRESS RELEASE: City of Glenwood Springs pledges $2 million for Shoshone Water Right Preservation campaign

City of Glenwood Springs pledges $2 million for Shoshone Water Right Preservation campaign Fundraising effort tops $50 million and exceeds halfway mark towards total purchase price.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 17, 2024  Glenwood Springs, Colorado — During a regular public meeting on Thursday, May 16th, the Glenwood Springs City Council voted unanimously to contribute

PRESS ADVISORY: Final Four State of the River Meetings for 2024

Final Four State of the River Meetings Scheduled for May Over 430 people have already attended Colorado River District’s State of the River meetings in 2024. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 3, 2024 CONTACT:  Lindsay DeFrates - 970.456.8973 Glenwood Springs, Colorado — The Colorado River District’s State of the River meetings are a spring tradition

2024-05-03T18:41:59+00:00May 3rd, 2024|Press Releases, Water News|

PRESS RELEASE: Three West Slope Counties Pledge $4 Million Towards Shoshone Water Right Preservation

Three West Slope Counties Pledge $4 Million Towards Shoshone Water Right Preservation Grand, Eagle, and Mesa County’s commitments bring total funding for the Shoshone permanency effort to $48.05 million. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, April 23, 2024  Glenwood Springs, Colorado — On Tuesday, April 23, the counties of Grand, Eagle, and Mesa pledged $4 million collectively

PRESS RELEASE: Board Approves Over $1.6 Million for Water Projects

River District Board Approves Over $1.6 Million in Water Project Grants  Eight diverse West Slope water projects received funding through the Community Funding Partnership during the second quarterly joint board meeting. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, April 19, 2024 CONTACT:  Lindsay DeFrates - 970.456.8973 Glenwood Springs, Colorado — On Wednesday, April 17, the Colorado River District

2024-04-18T21:41:13+00:00April 18th, 2024|Press Releases, Water News|

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

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

PRESS RELEASE: Ute Water Commits $2 Million for Shoshone Preservation

Ute Water Approves $2 Million Contribution for Shoshone Preservation Committed funds highlight West Slope dedication to bringing Shoshone Permanency to fruition. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 15, 2024  Grand Junction, Colorado — During an evening board meeting on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, the Ute Water Conservancy District Board of Directors voted unanimously in favor of

PRESS RELEASE: Shoshone Preservation Moves Forward with $20 Million Commitment from the State

Shoshone Preservation Moves Forward with $20 Million Commitment from the State  CWCB votes in favor of 2024 Projects Bill appropriations for the Shoshone permanency project. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, January 29, 2024  Denver, Colorado — On Monday, January 29, the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) voted unanimously to appropriate $20 million in the 2024 Projects

2024-01-30T15:35:46+00:00January 30th, 2024|Press Releases, Water News|
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