Important closure information
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado Water Conservation Board's (CWCB) main office building at 1313 Sherman will remain closed to the public until further notice. The CWCB remains open for business through phone and email to serve the people of Colorado.
Water Sharing Agreement Pilot: Upper Colorado Conservation Project
On the Western Slope, there is growing interest in the use of water sharing agreements - also known as alternative transfer methods (ATMs) - and other voluntary, temporary, and compensated approaches for enhancing environmental and recreational flows and providing temporary municipal supplies in times of shortage.
Water Plan Grant Project: Colorado Parks & Wildlife Sees Gunnison River Restoration Project Completed
Colorado Parks and Wildlife, in partnership with the City of Gunnison, recently saw the final phase of a Gunnison River restoration project completed.
Colorado collaborates with Colorado River Basin States to analyze potential solutions to protect the Colorado River System
The seven Colorado River Basin States have agreed that a proposal developed by the Lower Division States–to conserve at least 3 million acre-feet of water by 2026–should be transmitted to the Secretary of Interior and the Bureau of Reclamation for further analysis as part of the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement process (SEIS).
Flood Threat Bulletin Operations Begin on Monday, May 1st
Flood Threat Bulletin (FTB) 2023 operations will begin on Monday, May 1st, and run through the end of September. Available on the redesigned ColoradoFloodThreat.com, the FTO will provide a daily assessment of flood potential across the state, a 24-hour precipitation map, and a 7 - 15 day flood threat outlook (updated Mondays and Thursdays).
You can also follow the Flood Threat Bulletin on Twitter @COFloodUpdates for updates.
Interactive Colorado Water Supply Tool Illuminates Statewide Water Needs
The newly released Colorado Water Plan provides a framework for helping Colorado meet its water challenges through water conservation and collaborative action around water development. To help Coloradans understand the data and scenario planning that underpin the Water Plan, the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) partnered with data science company RS21 to develop the Colorado Water Plan interactive website.