***Registration is Now Open for 9th Annual Water 101 Seminar (Bayfield, CO)!***

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!

REGISTER NOW: October 23rd Water and Land Use Planning Session (Durango, CO)

Many groups are calling for land-use planning to play a larger role in the Colorado Water Plan, emphasizing that growing cities should incorporate water conservation in their land planning decisions. To these ends, the WIP, in conjunction with the Colorado Association of Planners and La Plata County will be conducting their first water and land-use planning session in Durango on October 23rd. Register here or for more information contact the WIP at (970) 247-1302. NOTE: Some waivers may be available for special circumstances.


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!

Jackson Gulch Project Water for Lease for 2015 Irrigation Season!



Mancos Water Conservancy District
42599 C. R. N
Mancos, Colorado  81328
(970) 533-7325

***Public Input Sought for Colorado Water Plan!***

As an essential resource, water supports the open space provided by the state’s productive ranches and farms, brings us recreational activities such as boating and fishing, is the source of high quality drinking water for our growing towns and cities, and provides life to the beautiful environment that surrounds us. 

Colorado Weather Program Seeks Volunteers to Monitor Drought, Climate

Weather watchers are needed to help Colorado State monitor the ongoing drought and longer-term climate conditions. The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, known as CoCoRaHS, is hoping to have at least one person per square mile recording observations along the Front Range, and as many as possible elsewhere in the state.

Water Use Audits Offered to Farmers!

Farmers consume nearly 90 percent of Colorado's water, and Colorado State University is offering ways for them to use it more efficiently. A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to CSU's Center for Agricultural Energy will pay for reduced-cost irrigation efficiency audits for growers with center pivot systems.

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