- About WIP
- Participating Entities
- Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District
- City of Durango Utility Commission
- Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority
- Dolores Conservation District
- Dolores Water Conservancy District
- Empire Electric Association
- Florida Water Conservancy District
- La Plata Archuleta Water District
- La Plata Electric Association
- La Plata Water Conservancy District
- Mancos Conservation District
- Mancos Water Conservancy District
- Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District (PAWSD)
- Pine River Irrigation District
- San Juan Water Conservancy District
- Southwestern Water Conservation District
- Town of Silverton
- Town of Telluride
- Regional Water Projects
- Animas-La Plata Project (Lake Nighthorse)
- Animas River Stakeholders
- Cloud Seeding Program
- Dolores Project (McPhee Reservoir)
- Dry Gulch Reservoir (Pending)
- Florida Project (Lemon Reservoir)
- Mancos Project (Jackson Gulch Reservoir)
- Long Hollow Reservoir
- Pine River Project (Vallecito Reservoir)
- Rio Blanco Restoration Project
- River Protection Work Group
- Water Information
- Contact WIP
The Water Information Program is a public information program sponsored by the water districts, organizations and agencies in the San Juan and Dolores watersheds of Southwestern Colorado. The purpose of the WIP is to provide information to the public and community on water topics and water related issues.
Plan to attend one of southwest Colorado's The Great Divide film showings:
September 9, 2015--Cortez
September 10, 2015--Durango
September 11, 2015--Telluride
September 12, 2015--Pagosa Springs
Registration is now open for 9th Annual Water 101 Seminar to be conducted at the Bayfield (CO) Town Library (395 Bayfield Center Drive). Topics include Colorado water law, history, administration, and development. Qualifies for continuing education credits for lawyers and realtors, training units for water utility operators, and teacher certificate renewal hours!
The second draft of Colorado's Water Plan was released on July 8th and is available for review online at the CWCB website. Public comments are due by September 17, 2015.
The Animas River Stakeholders Group is trying to get citizen participation in advocating for Good Samaritan Legislation via a website Trout Unlimited has set up. Please sign the petition to finally get common-sense legislation to help clean up our rivers!
MANCOS WATER CONSERVANCY DISTRICT IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR LEASING JACKSON GULCH PROJECT WATER FOR THE 2015 IRRIGATION SEASON
Mancos Water Conservancy District
42599 C. R. N
Mancos, Colorado 81328
Florida River Water Quality Sampling Project
The following provides a listing of water related jobs:
Watershed Coalition Coordinator, Lefthand Watershed Oversight Group (open until filled)
Watershed Coordinator, Big Thompson River Restoration Coalition (open until filled)
REPOST! We are trying to obtain input on the possible elimination of news stories on the WIP website. Please vote and provide comments!
We are trying to obtain input on the possible elimination of news stories on the WIP website. Please vote and provide comments! Vote 'No'--do not eliminate the news stories and continue to post them on the website. Vote 'Yes' to eliminate the news posts from the website.
The following provides legislative updates for the 2015 session. The Board of the Southwestern Water Conservation District provides this as a service to those interested in water related legislation. We hope that you find the updates beneficial.
Southwestern Water Conservation District
Colorado WaterWise Value of Water Toolkit is now available! It has evolved into the new Colorado Water – Live Like You Love It program.
EPA Releases “Being Prepared for Climate Change: A Workbook for Developing Risk-Based Adaptation Plans”
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Climate Ready Estuaries program has published Being Prepared for Climate Change: A Workbook for Developing Risk-Based Adaptation Plans as a resource for environmental managers and planners.
Two West Slope Water Conservation Districts Jointly Adopt Principles for Addressing Colorado River Drought Conditions
The two Water Conservation Districts that comprise the entire Colorado River basin in Colorado adopted implementation principles concerning how the current, extended drought conditions are addressed on the Colorado River’s storage system.