Headwaters Summer 2016
Explore the economics of water. This issue looks at water's role in Colorado's economy; methods and philosophies of pricing water through water markets, rates, and valuation methods; creative funding opportunities to pay for the state's water future; and considerations in pursuing regionalized, multi-partner water projects. Browse articles and find a flipbook of the magazine here
NEW Conservation Guide
CFWE's NEW updated Citizen's Guide to Colorado Water Conservation looks at water conservation technologies, incentive programs, regulations and policies in every sector including municipal, commercial and industrial, and agriculture.
A trusted reference for those who need a balanced overview of the opportunities and challenges in Colorado water conservation today. Read more and order yours here.
Connecting the Drops
Bringing you the reporting you crave over the radio airways with extras and archives on our website. Visit the audio archives or listen to the latest story on rain barrels and water conservation:
Colorado Foundation for Water Education
Join the Colorado Foundation for Water Education on September 12 to tour exemplary collaborative water management projects in the Roaring Fork watershed.
Come together with a diverse group of decision makers, water professionals and interested citizens to learn how multiple public and private entities are working together on water quality, water quantity, and riparian habitat improvement projects. We'll take see first-hand how community leaders from multiple interests are putting the Roaring Fork Watershed Plan into action.
View the draft agenda
We're increasing the amount, quality and effectiveness of water education through the Water Educator Network. Local water educators will thrive with tools, trainings and collaborations that are relevant, accessible and simple to implement. Join water educators across the state for upcoming events this summer and fall.
REGISTER NOW! Early registration is open through September 14 for the 11th Annual Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference October 11-13, 2016. This year's theme A River Runs Out of It: Building Strong Upstream Communities will expand cooperation and collaboration throughout our state for natural resource conservation, protection, and enhancement by informing citizen groups, agencies, consultants, and legislators about current issues and through networking opportunities. Learn more and register here.
Want to learn about CFWE? Watch this...
Sign Up for Headwaters Pulse e-news
And view the latest issue of the monthly newsletter here.
Your Water Colorado Blog
By Christina Medved, Watershed Education Director and Heather Lewin, Watershed Action Director at Roaring Fork Conservancy in Basalt, CO. A...
According to the Citizen’s Guide for Colorado Water Conservation, upgrading your toilets, showerheads, and faucets to WaterSense-labeled models can save...
By Eric Hecox This month the South Metro Water Supply Authority, with our technical consultants CH2M, released a comprehensive assessment...
Webinar: Paying for What's Ahead
In August 2016 CFWE and CWC partnered to offer a webinar: Paying for Colorado's Water Future. Watch the recording to learn about the challenge and potential for Colorado to find the billions of dollars necessary to fund its water future and pay for what's ahead. With speakers April Montgomery, Ben McConahey, and Eric Hecox.