Press Releases2022-07-19T22:27:52+00:00

River District Awards Half Million in Accelerator Grants

River District Awards Half Million in Accelerator Grants Over $490,000 awarded to help local projects complete competitive applications for funds available through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 3, 2022  Grand Junction, Colorado — Along with the nearly half a million dollars awarded in Accelerator Grants, the

October 3rd, 2022|

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

August 18th, 2022|

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

August 16th, 2022|

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,

July 15th, 2022|

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

July 11th, 2022|

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,

July 11th, 2022|
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