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|

Water With Your Lunch: Know Your Snow

Water With Your Lunch: Know Your Snow Missed the webinar? Watch the video recording below or view on our YouTube page! RISING EXPECTATIONS The current snowpack in the Upper Colorado River Basin sits above seasonal averages, but our big reservoir levels hover below 30%. We see flakes in the sky and skiers on the

2022-05-16T20:06:28+00:00May 16th, 2022|Press Releases, Water News|

2021 Annual Water Seminar Roundup

2021 Annual Water Seminar Roundup The 2021 Annual Water Seminar brought climate change and a call for next-generation innovation to the forefront of the District’s flagship event. Long before most students at Colorado Mesa University were awake on Friday, October 1st, 2021, Colorado River District staff were already busy in the

2022-01-26T21:09:29+00:00October 11th, 2021|Press Releases|

Colorado River District Surpasses $2 Million In Total 2021 Grants

Colorado River District Surpasses $2 Million In Total 2021 Grants The Community Funding Partnership supports four more water projects on the West Slope.  Glenwood Springs, Colorado — Four additional West Slope water projects received funds from the Colorado River District’s Community Funding Partnership this past month, bringing the total for 2021 grants awarded to over $2 million. Created in the wake of bipartisan support of ballot measure 7A last November,

2022-04-12T19:55:55+00:00September 16th, 2021|Community Funding Partnership, Press Releases, Water News|

Annual Water Conferences Will Bridge The Continental Divide

Annual Water Conferences Will Bridge The Continental Divide The Colorado River District and the Getches-Wilkinson Center present two collaborative events on Colorado water law, policy, and management issues on Friday, October 1, 2021 Grand Junction, Colorado — At the end of a unique water year, comes a unique water seminar. Water-Year 2021

2022-01-27T22:31:52+00:00September 9th, 2021|Press Releases, Water News|

Lower Gunnison Project Helps Achieve “Watershed Moment”

Lower Gunnison Project Helps Achieve “Watershed Moment” Benchmark selenium levels reached in Gunnison River, easing pressure on water users and assisting recovery of endangered fishes Delta, Colorado — The Lower Gunnison River reached an important milestone this summer. During the June 2021 hearing, the Colorado Water Quality Control Commission deemed the Gunnison

2022-01-27T22:21:07+00:00August 26th, 2021|Press Releases, Water News|

River District And Colorado Water Conservation Board Offer Relief For Yampa Valley Agriculture

River District And Colorado Water Conservation Board Offer Relief For Yampa Valley Agriculture First-come, first-serve augmentation water available to local farms and ranches General Manager Andy Mueller speaks to the Northwest Drought Tour crowd at Elkhead Reservoir about new state partnership to aid Yampa River Basin agriculture. Craig, CO

2022-01-27T22:19:50+00:00August 11th, 2021|Press Releases, Water News|

River District And Partners Work To Postpone Yampa River Call

River District And Partners Work To Postpone Yampa River Call A coordinated effort aids the Yampa with reservoir releases Craig, CO — Hotter temperatures and the long-running drought have dried soils and reduced runoff across the Western Slope, but certain river basins have taken harder hits. Last Thursday, July 29, the

2022-01-27T22:20:06+00:00August 5th, 2021|Press Releases, Water News|

Community Funding Partnership Awards Nearly $500,000 To West Slope Water Projects

Community Funding Partnership Awards Nearly $500,000 To West Slope Water Projects Five grant awards to benefit agricultural, municipal, and recreational water users across Western Colorado Community Funding Partnership projects like the Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable Water, Nutrient, & Salinity Management Project in Mesa County will support the advancement of precision

Colorado River District To Host Water With Your Lunch: Plummeting Powell

Colorado River District To Host Water With Your Lunch: Plummeting Powell How Lake Powell’s Decline Affects West Slope Water Users Join the Colorado River District on August 5th at noon, for a lunch-hour Zoom webinar focusing on rapidly declining water levels in Lake Powell and on the impacts of prolonged drought on West

2022-01-26T21:15:09+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Press Releases|
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