River District’s 2022 Annual Water Seminar to Discuss ‘Overdrawn’ Colorado River

 River District’s 2022 Annual Water Seminar to Discuss ‘Overdrawn’ Colorado River Big river talks with state, tribal, and local representatives to headline the September 16 event at Colorado Mesa University. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, August 18, 2022  Grand Junction, Colorado — As the Colorado River crisis floods headlines nationwide, all eyes are on the basin

2022-08-17T22:52:03+00:00August 18th, 2022|Press Releases, Water News|

Colorado River District Responds to Bureau 24-Month Study

River District Responds to Bureau 24-Month Study  The fate of the Colorado River Basin relies on stronger federal leadership in the Lower Basin.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 16, 2022  Glenwood Springs, Colorado — Today, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation released its Colorado River Basin August 2022 24-Month Study, outlining operations for Lakes Powell and

2022-08-16T22:04:48+00:00August 16th, 2022|Press Releases, Water News|

Colorado River District Acts to Address Spiking Colorado River Temperatures

Colorado River District Acts to Address Spiking Colorado River Temperatures   District calls on Front Range diverters to assist in prevention of further fish kills, economic impairment. Glenwood Springs, Colorado — Low flows and high water temperatures are creating critical conditions on the Upper Colorado for the second consecutive year, triggering fishing closures amidst reports

2022-07-15T17:22:28+00:00July 15th, 2022|Press Releases, Water News|

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

Accelerator Grant Program

Community Funding Partnership – New Funding Opportunity! Accelerator Grants for Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Investments CFP Accelerator Grants are designed to help West Slope water users build a competitive application for federal funding opportunities. The Colorado River District Community Funding Partnership is opening a special funding round to support grant-writing, feasibility, design, preliminary environmental review,

2022-07-12T20:02:14+00:00July 11th, 2022|Press Releases, Water News|

Community Funding Partnership Moves Forward Funding Two New Water Projects

Community Funding Partnership Moves Forward Funding Two New Water Projects $100,000 in additional funding awarded for infrastructure, conservation, and efficiency projects on the West Slope. Nearly halfway through its second year, the Community Funding Partnership continues to support multi-benefit water projects that offer durable solutions to ourlocal and regional water challenges. The Colorado River

2022-07-08T19:24:00+00:00June 20th, 2022|Press Releases, Water News|

River District To Host Webinar Workshop About Infrastructure Funding Opportunities

River District To Host Webinar Workshop About Infrastructure Funding Opportunities “How to Make it Rain When it’s not Raining – Funding Your West Slope Water Project,” is the next installment of the District’s popular Water With Your Lunch series. Glenwood Springs, CO — On June 29, at 12:00 p.m., the Colorado River District will host

2022-07-08T19:19:04+00:00June 15th, 2022|Press Releases, Water News|

Colorado River District Gives Voice To West Slope Water In Congress

Colorado River District Gives Voice To West Slope Water In Congress General Manager’s testimony to the Senate Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry and Natural Resources put the western water crisis on federal center stage. Washington, D.C. — On Tuesday, June 7, General Manager Andy Mueller of the Colorado River District provided expert testimony to

2022-07-08T19:33:40+00:00June 9th, 2022|Press Releases, Water News|

State Of The River Event Series Continues In Glenwood Springs

State Of The River Event Series Continues In Glenwood Springs Event will highlight hydrology, forecasts for river runoff, local water projects, and funding opportunities. Glenwood Springs, Colorado — On Tuesday, May 3, the Colorado River District and partners at the Middle Colorado Watershed Council will host the Middle Colorado State of the River meeting at Morgridge

2022-05-18T21:36:30+00:00May 18th, 2022|Press Releases, 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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