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CWCB Projects Bill Approved and Signed By Governor Hickenlooper
The General Assembly approved the CWCB Water Projects Bill, which provides $164 million for implementation of Colorado’s Water Plan, water storage, watershed health, flood control programs, monitoring of streams, water supply forecasting, Federal cost sharing grants, preserving agriculture, feasibility studies, water loss control methodology training, and other programs and projects. Included in this, is $30 million for a Loan Guarantee Fund that will provide financing options for regional project participants.
This also includes $25M for Water Plan Implementation Funding, which breaks down into $10M for WSRF supplemental funding; $5M for the Watershed Restoration Grant Program; and $10M for Water Plan Implementation Grants/Funding. Read more about it in the May Implementation Fact Sheet.