This memorandum provides information about the interstate compacts, Supreme Court decrees, and international treaties that govern Colorado’s use of interstate streams. Specifically, it gives a brief summary of the history of each of the compacts and outlines the specific components and...
This memorandum describes the programs authorized by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Inflation Reduction Act that may provide formula or competitive grants to Colorado.
This memorandum provides information about irrigation districts in Colorado. Specifically, it discusses the current irrigation districts, the powers and duties of irrigation districts, and how those powers and duties compare to those of special districts.
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Water Resources Review Committee.
Summary report for the Water Resources Review Committee.
Summary Report for the Water Resources Review Committee to the Legislative Council.
This memorandum summarizes the legislative history of Colorado's instream flow program, which is administered by the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) within the Department of Natural Resources.
This handbook was created to help members of the House Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural Resources Committee, Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources and Energy Committee, the interim Water Resources Review Committee, and other legislators to better understand Colorado's water policies and...
This memorandum identifies state funding for water supply projects, including the:
- Colorado Water Conservation Board Construction Fund;
- Severance Tax Trust Fund Perpetual Base Fund;
- Water Supply Reserve Fund;
- Water Efficiency Grant Program; and ...