December 29, 2006: Southwestern Water Conservation District to Acquire Water Rights (Durango Herald)

The Southwestern Water Conservation District, apparently unable to persuade the city of Durango to reduce the amount of water it wants for a kayak course on the Animas River, moved Thursday to acquire water rights itself.

December 29, 2006: Bush Signs Rural Water Bill (Durango Herald)

Legislation that aims to help rural communities establish reliable water services has been signed into law by President Bush. The bill allows communities to receive help with their water planning and infrasturcure. The Rural Water Supply Act directs the U.S. Interior Department, through the Bureau of Reclamation, to establish a program to plan, design and construct rural water-supply projects.

Water Tables Dinner--Denver, Colorado

01/27/2007 5:00 pm
01/27/2007 9:30 pm

Water Tables is an event hosted by Colorado State University ibraries to raise funds for its Water Resources Archive. The event offers a unique, firsthand experience of Colorado's water resources--past and present--in an intimate dinner setting. For more information or to make your reservation, call (970) 491-1833.

Colorado Water Congress Annual Convention--Denver, Colorado

01/25/2007 10:00 am
01/26/2007 4:00 pm

The Colorado Water Congress 49th Annual Convention entitled "The Path That Lies Ahead." Topics include, but are not limited to: climate change and water supply planning, endangered species recovery programs, and statewide water supply initiative reports. For more information or to register, visit their website at

Four States Irrigation Council Annual Meeting--Fort Collins, Colorado

01/17/2007 10:00 am
01/19/2007 12:00 pm

This year's theme is "The Changing Face of Agriculture." The program will offer discussion of current issues facing agriculture including economics, new technologies and farming alternatives. For more information email [email protected]

Family Farm Alliance Annual Conference--Las Vegas, Nevada

02/22/2007 8:00 am
02/23/2007 12:00 pm

2007 Family Farm Alliance Annual Conference, Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevado. Hear from respected Western educators how the ecological effects of land use conversion in the american West affect biological diversity. For more information and/or to register call (707) 998-9487 or email [email protected].

CLE Colorado Water Law Workshop

03/08/2007 8:30 am
03/09/2007 5:00 pm

New challenges for water development, including a panel presentation discussing new definitions of drought, climate change, ground water depletion and alternatives for development of new supplies. Workshop will be at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Denver, offered by the Continuing Legal Education. Earn up to 13 MCLE or real estate credits.

CLE Law of the Rio Grande Conference--Santa Fe, New Mexico

02/01/2007 8:30 am
02/02/2007 5:30 pm

New perspectives of changing times conference on the Rio Grande offered by the Continuing Legal Education. Earn up to 13 hours of MCLE or 10 hours of real estate credits. For more information and/or to register visit the CLE website.

What is your domestic water source?

67% (2 votes)
City Water
0% (0 votes)
Cistern / Haul
33% (1 vote)
Total votes: 3

Interior Secretary Kempthorne, Colorado River Water Users Discuss Drought Management

Press Release Tuesday October 31, 12:03 pm ET
Source: Southern Nevada Water Authority
Contacts: Kip White, Bureau of Reclamation (202) 513-0684 or Scott Huntley, Southern Nevada Water Authority (702) 258-7258

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