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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

'Smarter Growth' Conference April 18-20, Denver

Urban conservation issues faced by Western communities will be the focus of an educational conference April 18-20, at the Hotel Denver Tech Center in south Denver.

Keynote speakers for the event, titled ‘21st Century Smarter Growth Conference: Stewardship Across Landscapes,’ include Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, Colorado Supreme Court Justice Gregory Hobbs, and several noted natural resource and environmental experts.

The conference will provide a forum for discussion of pertinent conservation issues faced by communities dealing with growth and development.

The conference is designed for professionals in the natural resources, conservation and agricultural fields, the real estate industry, land developers, urban planners, landscape architects, municipal leaders and employees, land managers, consultants and students.

Sessions will feature discussions on water issues, open space, creating sustainable communities, energy, transportation, land conservation, community design and more.

For program details and registration information, visit www.cacd.us or call CACD at (970)248-0070. General registration is $115. Lunches are additional.

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