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Alt. Water Transfers

Cover HW Fall 2017

Water sharing and banking, coined "alternative transfer methods" or ATMs, could provide flexibility for stretched water supplies —but not without marked challenges. Read the Fall 2017 issue of Headwaters magazine and explore options to:

  • keep water in farming
  • help municipalities plan ahead
  • share between ag and environmental uses
  • bank water on the Colorado River

Browse articles and find a flipbook of the magazine here.

Connecting the Drops

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Water Education Colorado

Water Education

At Water Education Colorado, we believe that our work in providing unbiased and accurate water information and education will help Coloradans make more informed decisions about this precious natural resource. 

Click the links below to learn more about issues affecting Colorado water:

Interstate Compacts

Energy & Water

Water Law


Water Planning and Distribution

Water Conservation


Water Quality

Climate and Drought

Through our tours, publications and other educational programs, Water Education Colorado hopes to create a more informed citizenry that can make more informed decisions about their personal water use, local water supplies, and the state's water policies. We work at all levels, from homeowners to state legislators, to achieve our mission.

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