What People Are Saying

December 12, 2014 – Draft of Colorado’s Water Plan points out conflicts, collaborations on path to secure water future

Whether you’re a transplant or a vacationer, you probably came to Colorado to ski, raft or enjoy another outdoor pursuit that depends on the state’s most fought over resource: water. READ MORE

December 10, 2014 – Colorado water plan draft goes to Hickenlooper to address shortfall

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday welcomed the first draft of the first Colorado Water Plan, calling it a useful starting point for avoiding “illogically dysfunctional” strife. READ MORE

May 16, 2013 – Aspen Skiing Co. backs Hick’s water conservation order

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday directed the Colorado Water Conservation Board to draft a new plan that will support agriculture in rural parts of the state and better align policies with locally held values. READ MORE

May 15, 2013 – Hickenlooper directs Colorado agencies to create water plan

The state will start work on a new “Colorado Water Plan” to figure out how to secure enough water supplies across the state to meet urban and rural demands, according to an executive order from Gov. John Hickenlooper. READ MORE