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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.  

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the state’s budget. As a result, several grant programs managed by the Colorado Water Conservation Board have been impacted.

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Featured Projects

Notice of Board Meeting:
May 19-20

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Alternative Transfer Method Pilot: Upper Colorado Conservation Project 

On the Western Slope, there is growing interest in the use of 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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Wildfire Impact Emergency Loan to Support Watersheds Following Grizzly Creek Fire

The Colorado Water Conservation Board authorized the first 2020 Wildfire Impact Emergency loan to the City of Glenwood Springs in response to the Grizzly Creek Fire.

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Demand Management

Colorado is currently investigating the feasibility of a potential Upper Basin Demand Management Program.

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Colorado Water Conservation Board Releases Demand Management Framework, Continues Feasibility Investigation

Following nearly two years of stakeholder discussions and input from Coloradans across the state and from various sectors, the Colorado Water Conservation Board released a draft Demand Management Framework. The Framework captures threshold issues; implementation options; and proportionality, fairness, and equity considerations.

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New Colorado Instream Flow and Natural Lake Level Program Rules Now Effective

On March 17, amended rules governing the Colorado Water Conservation Board’s Instream Flow and Natural Lake Level Program became effective.

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Colorado Establishes Water Equity Task Force

Governor Jared Polis and Dan Gibbs, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Natural Resources announced today the establishment of a Water Equity Task Force to better understand existing equity, diversity and inclusivity (EDI) challenges in Colorado water issues and inform the Colorado Water Plan.

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