Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper ordered that a CO Statewide Water Plan to be drafted by the end of 2014 and finalized by the end of 2015. Basin Roundtables of stakeholders across the state drafted their own "basin implementation plans," which have been incorporated into the final statewide plan.

The Colorado Water Conservation Board and the Basin Roundtables are currently involved in a process of updating the 2015 plan. 

2020 Planning Process


2015 Colorado Water Plan (statewide)

Slide-show on the 2015 Colorado Water Plan and the Colorado and Gunnison Basin Plans 
(brief overview)

 Fact Sheet on 2015 CO Water Plan & Colorado Basin Plan 

Fact Sheet on 2015 CO Water Plan & Gunnison Basin Plan 

More Information on the Basin Roundtables

Links for the West Slope Basin Roundtables are provided below. Additional information on all the state's basin roundtables can also be found here:

Historical Resources on Colorado Statewide Water Planning & Roundtables

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News Clips

All the clips at the link above were either generated directly by this project or refer to project activities.