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|

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|

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

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|

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|

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|
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