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"The water plan is a strategy document for how we can collaboratively meet our future water supply challenges."

In this episode, we’re talking about The 2023 Colorado Water Plan, an influential framework and collaborative process guiding our water planning in the state. We had the chance to attend the rollout of the water plan, plus the opportunity to sit down with Lauren Ris, Deputy Director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board. The CWCB represents each major water basin in the state and other state agencies in a joint effort to use water wisely, and it's the agency that approved the Colorado Water Plan. Learn how the plan came together and it's significance to our state.

Lauren Ris, Deputy Director, Colorado Water Conservation Board
Heather Dutton, Manager, San Luis Valley Water Conservation District
Robert Sakata, President of Sakata Farms

Further Reading

The Colorado Water Plan. Colorado Water Conservation Board. January, 2023.

"The search for solutions to Colorado's water crisis." 5280. March, 2023.

"Western water plans: How does the Colorado Water Plan compare to our neighbors?" Water Education Colorado. November 15, 2019.



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