Text Size

Site Search

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

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 the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and the Colorado river that could become the state's second wild and scenic protect river—Deep Creek:

Deep Creek 5 web

Water Education Colorado

Mike Nelson & 7News—Your Weather, Your Watershed

Colorado's Water: Headwaters of the West made its debut Monday Jan. 9, at a premiere party at 7NEWS in Denver. This collaboration between 7NEWS, the Colorado Foundation for Water Education, Denver Water, the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, Aurora Water and the City of Boulder offers both online and on-air resources to help viewers learn more about water, watersheds, weather and the environment.

In addition to nightly features by Chief Meteorologist Mike Nelson, you can also go online at www.thedenverchannel.com/weather and click on ‘Colorado's Water.’

This dynamic Web site, created by StormCenter Communications, Inc., allows you to access real-time data such as local stream flows and snowfall information, enter your zip code to discover which watershed you live in, check on local water-related events and activities, and much more.

Thanks to computer-aided satellite imagery, you can also fly through your watershed for a birds-eye view from above. Currently only the South Platte watershed is available to fly through, but the additional watersheds of Colorado will be available soon. Streaming video of Mike Nelson's recent weather and water-related broadcasts are also available. Information in the ‘Learning Center’ is great for school-age kids and adults.

This is an ongoing program documenting the interplay of weather and water issues throughout the year, so be sure to tune in or log on regularly to look for new updates and features.

Once you have had a chance to check out Colorado's Water, be sure and tell us what you think. There is a feedback button in the upper-right corner of the Colorado's Water page.

Social Media

Stay in touch and connect through:

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

Sign Up for our e-newsletter

learn more3learn more

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


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

filmicon   headphonesicon

1750 Humboldt Street, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80218