This spring, the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) brought together over 200 water leaders from across Colorado to participate in a statewide drought summit. Experts from all sectors joined forces to have conversations around drought resilience and adaptive strategies for surviving deep drought across the West.
September 22, 2023 (Denver, CO) - During its September meeting in Salida, the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) voted to approve $7.8 million in funding to transform urban water use, restore watersheds, and reinvigorate agriculture across the state.
August 22, 2023 - The Colorado Department of Natural Resources and the Colorado Water Conservation Board announced that Lauren Ris has been selected as the next Director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board.
Lauren Ris, who has held the position of Deputy Director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) since 2017. She is a water policy expert who is passionate about solution-focused water resilience in the state.