Skip to main content

Home

Go Search
Home
Loans & Grants
Environment
Water Management
Legal
Technical Resources
Public Information
About Us
  
Home > Frequently Asked Questions > Water Conservation Plan Importance  

Frequently Asked Questions: Water Conservation Plan Importance

Title

Water Conservation Plan Importance 

Program Area

Water Management 

Specific Program

Water Conservation 

CWCB Section

Office of Water Conservation & Drought Planning 

Question

Why is it important to develop a water conservation plan?

Answer

Water conservation is a key element of overall water resource planning. Long-term water conservation planning is needed to extend Colorado’s water supply as demands on it increase from a growing population. By setting goals to promote and ensure water use efficiency, wise water use, water transmission and distribution system efficiency, and supply substitution, water suppliers can increase long-term productive use of their water supply in order to satisfy customer needs without compromising desired water services.
Attachments
Created at 6/30/2010 1:15 PM  by System Account 
Last modified at 6/30/2010 1:15 PM  by System Account