May, 2020

14may6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Summit State of the RiverFrom runoff to reservoirs and irrigation to ecosystems, learn more about issues impacting our water in this FREE webinar!

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Event Details

Learn about current conditions and issues in the Blue and Colorado river watersheds at the Summit State of the River. Presentations will include forecasts of how much water will be in area rivers and reservoirs later this summer, how Summit County fits into forecasted shortages facing the larger Colorado River Basin, an update on Summit County reservoirs, transmountain diversions and information about how you can participate in Blue River planning efforts to assess and sustain this valuable resource and its associated ecosystem.

Agenda
• Protecting West Slope water as we face an uncertain water future – Andy Mueller, general manager of the Colorado River District
• An outlook on our water supply and updates from the Division of Water Resources – Troy Wineland, Summit County water commissioner at the Division of Water Resources
• Green Mountain Reservoir and Colorado-Big Thompson Project operations – Victor Lee, hydrological engineer at the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
• Dillon Reservoir and Denver Water operations – Nathan Elder, Denver Water’s manager of water supply
• Blue Lakes and Hoosier Pass system operations – Kalsoum Abbasi, Colorado Springs Utilities water planning supervisor
• The Blue River Integrated Water Management Plan – Peggy Bailey, V.P., and Erika Donaghy, executive director of Blue River Watershed Group

Time

(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm MST

Location

Virtual Zoom Meeting

Organizer

Blue River Watershed Group & Colorado River District970-945-8522

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