2016 Colorado Ag Water Summit recap

From the Community Agriculture Alliance (Todd Hagenbuch) via Steamboat Today: On Tuesday, people from across the state convened for the 2016 Colorado Ag Water Summit at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds near Denver. Northwest Colorado was well-represented by folks who live and work in both the Yampa and White River basins. The subject of this year’s … Continue reading 2016 Colorado Ag Water Summit recap

#COWaterPlan: Colorado Ag Water Summit set Dec. 15 — High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal

From the High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal: Water experts from across the state are set to convene for the 2015 Colorado Ag Water Summit, taking place Dec. 15 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the First National Bank Building at The Ranch in Loveland (5280 Arena Circle). The event is hosted by the Colorado Agricultural … Continue reading #COWaterPlan: Colorado Ag Water Summit set Dec. 15 — High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal

Colorado Ag Water Summit: Agriculture is the backbone…and water is the lifeblood

From Northern Colorado 5 (Tom Livingston): “We have 13 AG organizations in the state of Colorado that really feel that there’s something that needs to be done as it relates to irrigated agriculture in the state,” said John Stencel. Stencel is the Vice Chair of the Colorado Ag Water Alliance and past president of Rocky … Continue reading Colorado Ag Water Summit: Agriculture is the backbone…and water is the lifeblood

Loveland: 2011 Colorado Ag Water Summit December 1

Here’s the webpage with registration details from the Colorado Ag Water Summit. The Interbasin Compact Committee is meeting the day before. From the Fort Collins Coloradoan: Water and its impact on agriculture, municipalities and public policy will be the focus of the 2011 Ag Water Summit on Dec. 1 at The Ranch at the Larimer … Continue reading Loveland: 2011 Colorado Ag Water Summit December 1

Ag Water Summit: “Water is one of the places where I think we can win” — Governor Hickenlooper #COWaterPlan

From the Loveland Reporter-Herald (Craig Young): Hickenlooper speaks at Ag Water Summit in Loveland Gov. John Hickenlooper took his speaking engagement Tuesday at the Ag Water Summit in Loveland as an opportunity to celebrate the recently completed Colorado’s Water Plan and to urge its full implementation… “We have for a long time known we have … Continue reading Ag Water Summit: “Water is one of the places where I think we can win” — Governor Hickenlooper #COWaterPlan

Carl Brouwer: ‘It takes 10 years and $10 million to permit a project — That seems to be the new norm’

It’s easy to recommend cooperation, streamlined permitting, conservation and changes to Colorado water law during average and wet water years (like Colorado has seen lately). Colorado water law shines during dry years. Also, our current system has nurtured the development of a very active water market in the state. The big criticism is that, “Water … Continue reading Carl Brouwer: ‘It takes 10 years and $10 million to permit a project — That seems to be the new norm’