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.
Governor Polis Declares State Drought Emergency for Western Colorado
On June 30, Governor Polis formally declared a drought emergency for western Colorado by Proclamation as counties continue to face evolving impacts and water shortages from a multi-year, severe drought...
Governor Polis Approves Stimulus Funding to Support Colorado Water Plan Projects Statewide
Colorado DNR and CWCB celebrated with Governor Polis and legislative leaders on signing legislation into law, which will provide $20 million in state stimulus funding towards the Colorado Water Plan...
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...