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.
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.
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.
Commissioner Mitchell Statement on Lake Powell Elevation Forecast
On May 14, the Bureau of Reclamation released its monthly study showing the elevation level in Lake Powell as critically declining.
Colorado Flood Threat Bulletin Now Available Daily Through Summer
From May through September, the Colorado Water Conservation Board will provide daily updates on the state's Flood Threat Portal to Colorado residents. Issued at 11:00am daily, the portal will provide a daily assessment of flood potential across the state...
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.