Winter 2012

Winter 2011-2012 WIP Newsletter Issue

Magnuson and Higman Recognized by Colorado Division of Water Resources

Two managers of the Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company (MVIC), Don Magnuson and Mike Higman, were recognized as co-Water Managers of the Year for 2012 from the Colorado Division of Water Resources.

Pitts Received NWRA 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award

Tom Pitts received the National Water Resources Association’s (NWRA) Lifetime Achievement Award at their 81st Annual Conference in California on November 1st.

Crane Departs CWA

Colorado Watershed Assembly (CWA) Executive Director, Jeff Crane, announced his resignation from the organization at the Annual Watershed Assembly Conference in October.

Drought Classifications

Did you know that there are different classifications of drought? The U.S. Geological Survey defines drought types as: 
  • Meteorological: Lack of rain.

Droughts Impact on Tourism

The Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) hosted a series of informational meetings in Southwest Colorado this Fall related to droughts impact on tourism. The project is entitled Drought Assessment for Recreation and Tourism or DART.

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