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The Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) represents each major water basin, Denver and other state agencies in our joint effort to use water wisely and protect our water for future generations. 



New Proposal for the Fallowing-Leasing Program

Information regarding the Catlin Pilot Project proposal can be found here.

The 30-day comment period for this pilot proposal will close at 5:00pm on August 15, 2014. Please send your written comments via email to Tom Browning.  Be advised that all comments on the proposal will become part of the public record.


Stream Restoration & Debris Removal Grant Progam Guidance Now Available
Funding has been made available through Senate Bill 14-179 to the Stream Restoration Grant Account within the Flood and Drought Response Fund for watershed cleanup and stream restoration in areas affected by the September 2013 flood. Both private and individual entities are permitted to apply. Awards will be based on planning and project efforts, which integrate multi-objectives in restoration and flood mitigation. Projects may include designs to reconfigure channels, stabilize stream channels, remove debris from the stream channel and/or floodplain, provide habitat for aquatic and terrestrial species, re-vegetate riparian areas, mitigate flood hazards, improve recreational opportunities, provide fish passage, and increase the capacity to utilize water. More information and the application for the program can be found in the Guidance and Application links below. Applications are due July 1 and if funds remain after the first grant cycle, additional grant cycles will be announced. 
**Please note this Grant Program is NOT geared toward reimbursing work on projects that have already been completed.

 Stream Debris




FloodDSS Flood Threat Bulletin Now Available
The Colorado Flood Threat Portal is now available.  The portal provides:
  • A daily assessment of flood potential around the state, issued at 11am each day from May through September.
  • Statewide 24-hr Precipitation Map
  • Daily Statewide Flood Threat Bulletin and Map
  • 7-15 Day Flood Threat Outlook (updated Mondays and Thursdays)



Chatfield ReservoirChatfield Reservoir Reallocation Project
The CWCB is working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and a coalition of local interests to investigate the conversion of existing storage space in the reservoir for joint-use water supply purposes.

Read more...
9/11/2014 8:00 AM9/12/2014 5:00 PM
Glenwood Springs, CO
*In conjunction with CPW

 CWCB Events

Water Availability Task Force Meeting8/13/2014 1:00 PM
CWCB Board Meeting9/11/2014 8:00 AM

 IBCC/Roundtable Events

Gunnison Roundtable 8/4/2014 4:00 PM
Arkansas Roundtable 8/13/2014 12:30 PM
Colorado Roundtable 8/25/2014 12:00 PM
North Platte Roundtable8/26/2014 7:00 PM
Rio Grande Roundtable9/9/2014 2:00 PM
South Platte Roundtable9/9/2014 4:00 PM
Metro Roundtable 9/10/2014 4:00 PM
Southwest Roundtable10/8/2014 3:00 PM
IBCC Meeting10/9/2014 8:30 AM
Yampa/White Roundtable10/15/2014 6:00 PM

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