The latest newsletter from the Eagle River Watershed Council is hot off the presses

Eagle River Basin
Eagle River Basin

Click here to read the newsletter. Here’s an excerpt:

Watershed Wednesday: the Colorado Water Plan
February 26th
Avon Public Library, Avon, CO

Did you know that 80% of our state’s water falls on the Western Slope but 80% of the population lives on the Eastern Slope? Did you know that Colorado is one of the few Western states that hasn’t yet prepared a State Water Plan? Under Gov. Hickenlooper’s direction, the state is now in the process of creating such a plan, one that aims to forge ‘a path forward for providing Coloradans with the water we need’ in all aspects of our active and productive lifestyles. (

Hannah Holm, Coordinator for the Water Center at Colorado Mesa University, will help bring us up to speed on this exciting & complex process. Diane Johnson of the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District will focus on the local level and explain the Eagle River Basin Principles.

More Eagle River watershed coverage here.

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