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The digital landscape has placed high demand on open and accessible water data. As agencies push to keep up, this age of open data ushers in benefits and challenges. This issue looks at that push for open water data, how to integrate disparate sources of information for better and more nimble water management, and how planning for Colorado's water future means more data and more transparency. Browse articles and find a flipbook of the magazine here 

Connecting the Drops

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Colorado Foundation for Water Education

Webinar: Aquatic Nuisance Species The Threat and Solutions

On Tuesday, October 24th, from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, the Colorado Water Congress and the Colorado Foundation for Water Education will host a webinar on the threat of aquatic nuisance species, specifically zebra and quagga mussels, to our waterways and delivery systems in Colorado.

aquatic nuisance Aquatic nuisance species continues to be a hot topic for the water community, but we need to reach beyond our own network when communicating about this looming threat to our pristine waterways. Join us to learn about the threat these invasive mussels pose, and how Colorado is working to educate the public and our policy makers so we can maintain healthy waterways and infrastructure.


Speakers: 

  • Mike Preston | Dolores Water Conservancy District 
  • Ken Curtis | Dolores Water Conservancy District
  • Doug Vilsack | Colorado Parks and Wildlife
  • Doug Krieger | Dept. of Natural Resources 

Registration is FREE! Learn more and register here.

 

Considerations in Implementing Regional Water Solutions

Our future requires that regional efforts provide some solutions to water supply shortfalls and projects. As Colorado’s urban areas grow, we must consider leveraging resources, infrastructure, water supply and facilities to secure general well-being and a healthy economy. This day-long workshop provides a forum for planning and discussion around the best approaches for regional water solutions. It includes a close examination of the tradeoffs, hurdles, and opportunities for success. Learn more and register here.
 

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