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.
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.
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.