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.
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.
New Colorado Instream Flow and Natural Lake Level Program Rules Now Effective
On March 17, amended rules governing the Colorado Water Conservation Board’s Instream Flow and Natural Lake Level Program became effective.
Colorado Establishes Water Equity Task Force
Governor Jared Polis and Dan Gibbs, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Natural Resources announced today the establishment of a Water Equity Task Force to better understand existing equity, diversity and inclusivity (EDI) challenges in Colorado water issues and inform the Colorado Water Plan.