Friday, July 28, 2017
Text Size

Site Search

Please update your Flash Player to view content.

Headwaters Data


The digital landscape has placed high demand on open and accessible water data. As agencies push to keep up, this age of open data ushers in benefits and challenges. This issue looks at that push for open water data, how to integrate disparate sources of information for better and more nimble water management, and how planning for Colorado's water future means more data and more transparency. Browse articles and find a flipbook of the magazine here 

Connecting the Drops

connectingdropslogo4.1Bringing 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 becoming water wise in smart homes with real-time data: 


Colorado Foundation for Water Education



Explore where your water comes from and Live Like You Love It by entering the #Hike4Water Contest!

Colorado 14ers collect the snow that melts and flows miles and miles to become your hometown's water supply. The Colorado Rockies not only provide water to about 5 million Coloradans, but also to people living in 18 other states. 

Enter the #Hike4Water contest to win big!

Prizes include:

  • $100 Bass Pro Shops gift card
  • John Fielder photo book, Colorado's Yampa River: Free-Flowing and Wild from the Flat Tops to the Green
  • High quality art print of the painting "Rainbow Warrior" by local artist Blake Snowden


  1. FOLLOW. You must first follow @lovecoloradowater and @watereducationCO on Instagram and Facebook.
  2. POST. Using Instagram or Facebook, post one photo of you hiking a 14er in Colorado, tagging @lovecoloradowater and @watereducationCO. Be sure to include #Hike4Water.

Contest is open July 15 through Sept. 17, 2017.

Sponsored by Colorado WaterWise and the Colorado Foundation for Water Education

Thank you to Bass Pro Shops for the gift card donation!

Check out the Colorado Water 14er Tips at and learn more about where your water comes from at

Social Media

Stay in touch and connect through:

FB-fLogo-Blue-broadcast-2 Twitter Logo White On Blue instagram    

Sign Up for Headwaters Pulse e-news

learn more3learn more

 And view the latest issue of Headwaters Pulse, CFWE's monthly e-newsletter here.


Click the icons below for videos about climate change, ranching and more; or audio from CFWE's Connecting the Drops radio series.

filmicon   headphonesicon

Your Water Colorado Blog

The Colorado Foundation for Water Education Blog Your Water Colorado Blog
  • Ever forgotten to lock the front door or close the garage when leaving the house? Luckily there are home security...

  • By Greg Peterson, the Colorado Ag Water Alliance I could be wrong, but Longmont farmer Jerry Hergenreder is probably twice...

  • By Sarah Johnson,┬áMAEd, Water Educator Network Coordinator, Colorado Foundation for Water Education I love to teach. I am a connector....

1750 Humboldt Street, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80218