NEW Conservation Guide
CFWE's 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 pre-order yours here.
Headwaters Winter 2016
Explore today's focus on collaboration in water, and how Coloradans are coming together to forge alliances between disparate interests. Browse articles and find a flipbook of the magazine 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 water use in marijuana grow facilities:
Colorado's Water Plan
Colorado has arrived at an unprecedented point in water history, one where dialogue and consensus among water leaders is leading to a comprehensive plan to address our state's water challenges. CFWE is proud to support understanding of Colorado's Water Plan and the Basin Implementation Plans. Learn about CFWE's involvement here.
Learn more about what's going on with Colorado's Water Plan and join the discussion. Visit www.coloradowaterplan.com
Colorado Foundation for Water Education
On June 7 and 8, CFWE is offering half-day bike tours. Join us to pedal through the Bear Creek watershed, southwest of Denver, to discover how groups are reclaiming and protecting urban waterways. We'll see first-hand water quality improvement projects, recreation along the creek, long-term watershed planning and community education and stewardship. Registration is free but required, both tours are currently sold out but click the dates below learn more and put your name on the waiting list for one of the bike tours and view the draft itinerary here.
Join CFWE June 21-22 for a Gunnison River Basin Tour hosted in conjunction with the Colorado Water Workshop. Gain an appreciation for this beautiful part of the state as we travel off the beaten path with VIP access to exclusive sites to develop a better understanding of the many values of water. The itinerary will showcase:
- Gunnison Basin hydrology & historic water management
- Colorado River Compact, water banking, and the System Conservation Pilot Program
- Local agricultural production and alternative transfer method pilot projects
- Irrigation upgrades for water efficiency and enhancing fish flows
- Soil health improvements for water retention and crop productivity
- Recreational uses and environmental protection issues
- Remote monitoring techniques and retrofitting hydropower diversions
View the draft itinerary here
Register here to reserve your spot!
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Water Educator Network
We're increasing the amount, quality and effectiveness of water education. Local water educators will thrive with tools, trainings and collaborations that are relevant, accessible and simple to implement. We have various trainings coming up this summer and fall. Review dates and offerings and learn about the Network here.
CO River Report & Webinar
A report on the Colorado River Basin released in partnership between CFWE and CoBank's Knowledge Exchange Division is available to read and download here.
Your Water Colorado Blog
Originally posted on Coyote Gulch: Governor John Hickenlooper at the Colorado Foundation for Water Education’s Diane Hoppe Leadership Award Reception,...
This Friday, May 20th, the Colorado Foundation for Water Education will celebrate water education and water leadership at its annual...
Next Friday, May 20th, the Colorado Foundation for Water Education will celebrate water education and water leadership at its annual...