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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

Colorado Water Supply Issues—Today and Tomorrow

DENVER—The American Water Resources Association (Colorado Section) is pleased to announce its annual symposium Friday April 14, 2006. Co-sponsored by the Colorado Foundation for Water Education, the symposium will focus on innovative water management strategies in Colorado and the West.

Symposium topics include:

  • Climate and Steamflow
  • Current Water Projects and Infrastructure Protection
  • Meeting Future Water Demands and Water Management Innovations
  • Colorado River Negotiations: Comprehensive management of the river

A highlight will be luncheon speaker Mark Cowin, Chief of the Division of Planning and Local Assistance with the California Department of Water Resources. He will discuss the lessons learned from the recently updated California Water Supply Plan.

The symposium will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Mt. Vernon Country Club in Golden, Colo. A reception will follow.

To register, go to the AWRA Web site at http://awra.org/state/colorado/ or call (303) 455-9589. The early registration deadline is April 1, 2006. CFWE members receive a $15 registration discount. With additional questions, contact the Foundation at (303) 377-4433.

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