Colorado Water Plan 2023
Draft available for public comment period: June 30 - September 30
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The Colorado Water Conservation Board mission is to conserve, develop, protect and manage Colorado’s water for present and future generations.
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CWCB provides low-interest loans for the design and construction of agricultural, municipal and hydro projects that align with goals from the Colorado Water Plan.
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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.  

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2022 Rules and Regulations for Regulatory Floodplains in Colorado
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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.
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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.

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Colorado River Commissioner's Corner

Find the latest updates and resources related to the Colorado River Basin from Commissioner Becky Mitchell

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Commissioner Statement on Sustaining Colorado River Basin System

The Bureau of Reclamation released its Colorado River Basin August 2022 24-Month Study, which sets annual operations for Lake Powell and Lake Mead, both of which have reached critically low levels.

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Colorado Water Conservation Board Approves $17 Million for Drought Resilience and Aging Water Infrastructure Projects  

During its July 2022 meeting, the Colorado Water Conservation Board - the state’s water policy agency - considered and unanimously approved the Governor’s request for  $17 million to kick-start local-level implementation of the recently updated Colorado Water Plan.

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Colorado Water Plan Draft Released for Public Comment Period

The Colorado Water Conservation Board released a draft of the 2023 Colorado Water Plan for a 90-day public comment period.

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