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 Affairs Briefing: Legislation Session Roundup

State Affairs Briefing: Legislation Session Roundup In his State Affairs briefing to the Board of Directors, Government Relations Director, Zane Kessler, provided an overview of River District activities at the State Capitol as the end of the 2022 legislative session draws close. April 21, marked the 100th calendar day of the 120-day legislative session, meaning

2022-05-18T22:19:33+00:00May 18th, 2022|Water News|

Federal Affairs Briefing: SCOTUS Takes Up WOTUS

Federal Affairs Briefing: SCOTUS Takes Up WOTUS In late January, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) announced the cases it will consider in its upcoming term. One of these cases is Sackett v. US EPA, in which the Supreme Court will consider if the lower court (Ninth Circuit) used the proper test

2022-05-18T22:11:25+00:00May 18th, 2022|Water News|

CWCB Puts A “Hard Pause” On Demand Management

CWCB Puts A “Hard Pause” On Demand Management In late March, the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) decided to take a ‘hard pause’ on further study of Demand Management. ‘Demand Management’ is the concept of temporary, voluntary, and compensated reductions in the consumptive use of water in the Upper Colorado River Basin. Included as one

2022-05-18T22:07:58+00:00May 18th, 2022|Water News|

Colorado River Basin Water Supply Conditions – Below Normal…Again

Colorado River Basin Water Supply Conditions – Below Normal…Again The hydrology report presented at the Second Quarterly Board Meeting of 2022 was much the same as the last. Dave Kanzer, Director of Science and Interstate Matters, and Don Meyer, Senior Water Resources Engineer, once again shared data telling a story of below-average snowpack, above-average

2022-05-18T22:04:30+00:00May 18th, 2022|Water News|

Seven New Community Funding Partnership Projects Approved

Seven New Community Funding Partnership Projects Approved River District Board of Directors greenlights over $500,000 in grant funding at Second Quarterly meeting. On Wednesday, April 20, the Community Funding Partnership took center stage at the River District’s Second Quarterly Board Meeting. Amy Moyer, Director of Strategic Partnerships, brought seven new projects to the table

2022-05-18T21:55:16+00:00May 18th, 2022|Community Funding Partnership, 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|

Board Of Directors To Discuss Streamflow Forecasts And Water Projects

Board Of Directors To Discuss Streamflow Forecasts And Water Projects The Colorado River District Board of Directors will meet in Glenwood Springs on April 19-20 to discuss Second Quarter priorities and First Quarter accomplishments. This meeting’s agenda is available HERE. River District Board meetings include updates from staff on a variety of subjects including technical,

2022-05-17T22:16:34+00:00May 17th, 2022|Community Funding Partnership, Water News|
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