Colorado's General Assembly enacts legislation that directly authorizes and appropriates money for Colorado Water Conservation Board programs.

For the most recent updates on water-related legislation, visit the Colorado General Assembly webpage.


CWCB Projects Bills

CWCB makes recommendations to the legislature for appropriations from the construction fund and severance tax perpetual base fund to support water projects and loans.

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Species Conservation Trust Fund Bills

Every year, the Department of Natural Resources coordinates with CWCB and Colorado Parks and Wildlife to identify programs and projects designed to meet the goals of the SCTF, and makes recommendations to the General Assembly regarding appropriations for those programs.

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Special Water Legislation

The General Assembly often directs CWCB to conduct studies, establish guidelines, or institute policies through legislation.

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