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2A072BFA14B0387187258472007252A3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For COLORADO RIVER ISSUES AND CHALLENGES

INTERIM COMMITTEE  WATER RESOURCES REVIEW COMMITTEE
Date Sep 11, 2019      
Location SCR 357



Colorado River Issues and Challenges - Committee Discussion Only


02:48:45 PM  

John Carron, Hydros Consulting, Brad Udall, Colorado State University Water Institute, and Taylor Hawes, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), discussed issues and challenges facing the Colorado River.  Mr. Carron discussed the Colorado River Compact and Colorado's potential risk in future years, Lake Powell storage, and responded to committee questions.  Mr. Udall gave a presentation on climate change impacts to the Colorado River, including water supplies and demands, future outlook, and responded to committee questions.  Ms. Hawes discussed TNC's role in the Colorado River Basin and responded to committee questions.






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