2014 Water Course

What Citizens Need to Know about the Colorado Water Plan

February 3, 10 & 17, 6-9pm

Colorado Mesa University - University Center Ballroom - Grand Junction, CO

Maps & Directions

Will be live-streamed here during event time.

This is an experiment - if you like it, please contribute $10/ session here.

Continuing Education Details


Session 1 - February 3

Physical Realities of CO Water and the Colorado Basin Plan

Speaker Bios

Session 2 - February 10

Laws, Compacts and Agreements for Meeting Future Water Needs

Speaker Bios


Session 3: February 17

CO Water Plan and the Gunnison Basin Plan: Process & Perspectives

Speaker Bios

  • Colorado Water Plan: Need and Process - Mike King, Executive Director of the CO Department of Natural Resources
  • Gunnison Basin Plan - Greg Johnson, Gunnison Basin Roundtable & Wilson Water Group
  • Panel Discussion - perspectives from the Grand Valley, the South Platte River Basin, the Colorado River Basin, Trout Unlimited and agriculture.


Cost is $45 for the whole series or $20/ session.*

*FREE for K-12 teachers and Colorado Mesa University students, staff and faculty. Scholarships also available for others who show financial need.

*Water Center financial supporters receive discounted admission: $35 for the whole series or $15/ session; course is free for CMU students and employees.

Discounts are applied in the on-line registration process.

For more information:

Call 970-248-1968 or email



Benefits of sponsoring the Water Course include:

  • Recognition in the program and on this website
  • Multiple registrations
  • The opportunity to provide handouts to course participants.

Many thanks to these sponsors:

Ute Water




Rettig Farms