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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

Energy and Water— How Can We Get Both for the Price of One?

FORT COLLINS—Join policy makers, energy producers and concerned stakeholders from across the West to discuss the opportunities and challenges involved in converting water from oil and gas production to beneficial use. Workshop sessions will:
  • Investigate state-of-the-art technologies for treatment of produced waters;
  • Initiate discussion of public policy alternatives to facilitate development of this valuable resource; and,
  • Define a course of action to further evaluate and pursue these opportunities.

The workshop is co-sponsored by the Bureau of Reclamation, the National Institute for Water Resources, U.S. Geological Survey and the Family Farm Alliance.

For registration and agenda information contact the Colorado State University Water Resources Research Institute at (970) 491-6308 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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