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.
Director Rebecca Mitchell Testifies on Colorado River Conditions Before House Committee
On October 15, CWCB Director Rebecca Mitchell - who also serves as Colorado River Commissioner for the state - testified before the U.S. House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife on “Colorado River Drought Conditions and Response Measures.”
Colorado River District and Colorado Water Conservation Board Offer Relief for Yampa Valley Agriculture
The Colorado River District and the CWCB announced a partnership to release up to 677 acre-feet of water from Elkhead Reservoir to provide relief to farmers and ranchers in the Yampa Valley impacted by severe drought conditions.
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...