Colorado River Water Users Association

Colorado River Water Users Association Annual Conference (Las Vegas, NV)

12/14/2016 8:00 am
12/16/2016 11:00 am

The Colorado River Water Users Association (CRWUA) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization providing a forum for exchanging ideas and perspectives on Colorado River use and management with the intent of developing and advocating common objectives, initiatives and solutions. Their annual conference will be held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Speaker at 70th Annual CRWUA Conference Indicated: “Water cuts could create economic 'tsunami' for Colorado Basin”

According to an Arizona Daily Star article, economic analyst Jeremy Aquero had this to say at the recent Colorado River Water Users Association 70th Annual Conference in Las Vegas: “To understand how a future Colorado River water cutback could hurt the economy, start with this fact--the seven river basin states, by themselves, make up the fifth largest economy in the world. Then, consider that the economic output of the areas within those states that depend on the river for water equals that of Australia. So if this region doesn’t adapt to a cutoff with significant conservation, acquisition of new supplies or both, the economy will implode on itself. The effect will look more like a tsunami than ripple on a pond.”


December 27, 2015--Water cuts could create economic 'tsunami' for Colorado Basin (Arizona Daily Star)

To understand how a future Colorado River water cutback could hurt the economy, start with this fact: The seven river basin states, by themselves, make up the fifth largest economy in the world, a speaker said at a recent water conference. Then, consider that the economic output of the areas within those — including Arizona — that depend on the river for water equals that of Au


Colorado River Water Users Association Meeting (Las Vegas, NV)

12/16/2015 9:05 am
12/18/2015 12:00 pm

The Colorado River Water Users Association Annual Meeting will be conducted at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. Visit their website for more information.


December 17, 2014--States in parched Southwest take steps to bolster a crucial reservoir (New York Times)

With a 14-year drought in the Colorado River basin showing few signs of breaking, states along the river’s path are taking new steps this month to ensure that Lake Mead — the Colorado River reservoir that is the water source for much of the Southwest — does not fail them. Of


December 9, 2014--With future uncertain, Colorado shields its water (ABC News)

With demand increasing across the West, Colorado is drawing up a strategy to keep some of the trillions of gallons of water that gushes out of the Rocky Mountains every spring ? most of which flows downstream to drought-stricken California, Arizona, Nevada and Mexico.


January 28, 2014--Lake Mead nearing critical level (Mohave Daily News)

Lake Mead is getting dangerously close to reaching the 1,075-foot level, which would trigger a water shortage declaration, said Mark Clark, Bullhead City council member and manager of the Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District. “It’s almost a certainty that a shortage will be declared in 2016 at this point,” Clark said.


December 20, 2011--Colorado River Basin a lab for federal water programs (Summit Voice)

A federal focus on water issues and climate change is paying dividends in the Colorado River Basin, where, under the WaterSMART program, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has made 15 grants to various organizations to improve water and energy efficiency and to develop climate-change analysis tools.


Colorado River Water Users Annual Conference (Las Vegas, NV)

12/14/2011 8:00 am
12/16/2011 5:00 pm

Colorado River Water Users Association Annual Conference at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information and/or to register visit their website at www.crwua.org.
 


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