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Water Video: A Seuss-Like Tale

See Jeff Lukas' explanation of Colorado water in a clever, Seuss-Like video

Job Announcement: Animas River Campaign Coordinator (Durango, CO)

The San Juan Citizen's Alliance is looking to hire a full-time Animas River Campaign Coordinator. Application deadlien is 10/31/16. Visit their website for a full job description.

Job Announcement/Request for Bids: Reservoir Operator (Southwest, CO)

The La Plata Water Conservancy District is seeking to hire a Reservoir Operator for the Bobby K. Taylor Reservoir and Long Hollow Dam and Marvel Spring. The application deadline is September 30th. For more information see the request for bids.


Latest Newsletter Now Available!

Check out the latest WIP newsletter for events, news, and updates (plus our cartoon)!

***BLM’s Uncompahgre Resource Management Plan Available for public comment!***

Public comments are being taken for the BLM’s Uncompahgre Resource Management Plan (RMP). The plan covers 675,000 surface acres within the Uncompahgre Planning Area.

***VIDEO & June 22-23rd Forests-to-Faucets Teacher Training Workshop on the Animas River a Huge Success!***

The 5th Annual Forests-to-Faucets Teacher Training Workshop was a huge success! It was conducted June 22-23, 2016, once again back on the Animas and Florida Rivers. The Water Information Program cosponsored the workshop with Fort Lewis College, Mountain Studies Institute, and San Juan Mountains Association. In addition, it was generously funded through a grant with the Southwestern Water Conservation District. The training session filled to capacity with 16 participants/teachers, as well as 6 facilitators, and numerous guest experts and speakers. 

Animas River Community Forum Public Survey

Please take a few minutes to complete the following survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AnimasRiverCommunity in an effort to help the Animas River Community Forum (ARCF).

2016 Legislative Updates

Listed below are the legislative updates from the Colorado Water Congress State Affairs meetings. The Board of the Southwestern Water Conservation District provides this as a service to those interested in water related legislation during the current session.  We hope that you find the updates beneficial.
Bruce Whitehead
Executive Director

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