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February 11, 18 & 25

6:00pm - 9:00pm (a light dinner will be served beginning at 5:45pm)
CMU University Center Ballroom - map

PARKING: You may park for free in the "permit required" spots in the garage (2nd floor and above) attached to the University Center (on 12th between Elm and Kennedy) after 5:30 pm. 

Join us for this 3-evening seminar series on water in our region!

Register Here or use this printable form
Free for CMU students, faculty & staff and K-12 teachers - but please register.

ACADEMIC CREDIT OPTION: CMU Students may take this course for credit, with the addition of two additional meetings and an assignment. For details, click here


(printable version here)

February 11: Introduction to Colorado Hydrology and Water Law

6:00        Welcome & Brief Update on Colorado River Drought Planning
Hannah Holm, Coordinator, Hutchins Water Center    Biography   Presentation Slides

6:15       Colorado and Colorado Basin Hydrology
Joel Sholtes, CMU/ CU Civil Engineering Program Instructor  Biography   Presentation Slides

7:15        Break

7:30        Introduction to Colorado Water Law & Legal Issues related to Colorado River Drought Planning  Presentation Slides
Mark Hermundstad, General Counsel, Ute Water  Biography  Presentation Slides

9:00        Adjourn

February 18: Connections between our Mountains and Local Water Supplies 

6:00        Welcome - Hannah Holm, Coordinator, Hutchins Water Center

6:05        Snow Science
Jeff Derry, Executive Director, Center for Snow and Avalanche Studies   Biography   Presentation Slides

7:00        Break

7:15        Cloud Seeding on Grand Mesa
Slade Connell, Water Supply Supervisor, City of Grand Junction   Biography    Presentation Slides

8:00        Local Forest Health and Implications for Water Supplies
Loren Paulson and Bill Edwards, US Forest Service   Biography    Presentation Slides

9:00        Adjourn

February 25: Water Quality 

6:00        Welcome - Hannah Holm, Coordinator, Hutchins Water Center

6:05        Water Quality Overview
Kari Sholtes, CMU/ CU Civil Engineering Program Instructor   Biography   Presentation Slides

7:00        Break

7:15        Local Drinking Water Protection and Treatment
Dave Payne, Assistant General Manager, Ute Water   Biography   Presentation Slides

8:10        Water Quality Planning for the Grand Valley
Angie Fowler, Water Services Sector Leader, SGM    Biography   Presentation Slides

9:00        Adjourn


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