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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

Headwaters magazineRead articles below, or view the issue online.

96 Duffers Tee Off to Raise $9,000 for Foundation

On June 9, 2006 the Colorado Foundation for Water Education held its first inaugural golf tournament at Arrowhead Golf Club in Littleton. Attended by 96 players, the event was a sold-out success raising more than $9,000 to support the foundation.

Read more: 96 Duffers Tee Off to Raise $9,000 for Foundation

Tour Highlights History, Headwaters

More than 70 participants toured high altitude Colorado June 16-17 as they made their way along the headwaters of the South Platte and Arkansas River basins. Members of the Legislative Interim Water Committee joined a diverse group of participants including water professionals, federal employees, real estate agents and educators for the journey.

Read more: Tour Highlights History, Headwaters

Ski-a-Thon Supports the Colorado Water Leaders Program

An enthusiastic group of skiers and snowboarders known as the Snow Riders for Rivers gathered at A-Basin May 5 to help raise awareness about their impact on the water resources of mountain towns, resort communities and downstream water users.

Read more: Ski-a-Thon Supports the Colorado Water Leaders Program

Land Conservancy's Glaser Succeeds Brown as CFWE Director

One thing no one will say about Don Glaser's career: that there's not much to read about.

Glaser, Colorado Foundation for Water Education's new executive director, has a resume packed with experience in management, fundraising, and negotiating, and dealing with everyone from presidential cabinet members to tribal leaders to ranchers. Experience in the private sector? It's there. Public service? Got it. Nonprofits? Yes.

Read more: Land Conservancy's Glaser Succeeds Brown as CFWE Director

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