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.
2022 Rules and Regulations for Regulatory Floodplains in 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.
Colorado River Commissioner's Corner
Find the latest updates and resources related to the Colorado River Basin from Commissioner Becky Mitchell
Interactive Colorado Water Supply Tool Illuminates Statewide Water Needs
The newly released Colorado Water Plan provides a framework for helping Colorado meet its water challenges through water conservation and collaborative action around water development. To help Coloradans understand the data and scenario planning that underpin the Water Plan, the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) partnered with data science company RS21 to develop the Colorado Water Plan interactive website.
Colorado Establishes Urban Landscape Water Conservation Task Force
The Colorado Department of Natural Resources and the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) announced the creation and appointment of members to a water conservation focused Urban Landscape Conservation Task Force.
Colorado River States Submit a Consensus-Based Modeling Alternative to Bureau of Reclamation
Six states reach consensus on criteria for environmental review to help protect lakes Powell and Mead
January 30, 2023 –States sharing the Colorado River submitted a letter to the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) that outlines a Consensus-Based Modeling Alternative for Reclamation to evaluate and incorporate into its development of a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) to revise current Operating Guidelines (’07 Guidelines) for Glen Canyon Dam at Lake Powell and Hoover Dam at Lake Mead.