Colorado Basin Roundtable

The Colorado Mainstem Basin encompasses approximately 9,830 square miles. The largest cities in the basin are Grand Junction (pop. 49,422) and Glenwood Springs (pop. 8,603).

By 2050, the Colorado Basin could need between between 62,000 acre feet (AF) and 101,000 AF for new municipal and industrial (M&I) demands with passive conservation included.

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Upcoming Basin Roundtable Meeting:

May 20, 2024

12:00 - 4:00pm

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  • Address shortages in the headwaters area
  • Look at the impacts of transbasin firming projects
  • Look at compact delivery impacts to existing and future in-basin water rights
  • Ensure endangered species’ needs do not negatively impact future in-basin needs
  • Identify nonconsumptive needs for environmental and recreational flow
  • Ensure adequate water supply for future needs:
    • M&I, including energy development
    • Agricultural
    • Environmental
    • Recreational


MeetingsMonthly on 4th Monday in Glenwood Springs

Chair: April Long

Vice-Chair: Karn Stiegelmeier

IBCC Representatives: Stan Cazier and Carlyle Currier

Recorder: Ken Ransford

Roundtable Governance

There are currently 29 voting members of the Colorado BRT

Member List

Basin By-laws

Photo of Colorado River at the base of two mesas with the setting sun in the background

Recent Roundtable Meetings 

Meeting DateMeeting Materials
January 2024Minutes
November 2023Minutes
September 2023Minutes
July 2023Minutes

Contact the Colorado BRT

Colorado River Water Conservation District
P.O. Box 1120
Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
Chairperson and WSRF Contact: April Long