DWR released a draft memo for public review to summarize DWR’s understanding of the distinction between an appropriative right of exchange and a Water Exchange Project included in a plan for augmentation.
Please use our new office address as of 6/21/2021 for sending all mail correspondence. The new address is Division of Water Resources 1809 56th Avenue Greeley, CO 80634.
The Rulemaking for Statewide Nontributary Groundwater (2 CCR 402-7) has been terminated, effective 4/15/2021. Please view the notice describing the reason for termination.
A notice is hereby provided to the public, which concerns the use of groundwater from wells located within the East Troublesome Fire burn area. If you own or are supplied groundwater from a well within the East Troublesome Fire burn area, please review this notice and complete the related online survey.
DWR has released the Report with the findings associated with the release of water for stateline delivery from Homestake Reservoir that occurred in September 2020. The Report is now available.
On March 8, 2021 Erin Light, Division 6 Division Engineer, hosted a virtual discussion about her request to the State Engineer to designate additional portions of the Yampa River Basin, specifically the portion upstream of the Yampa River and Little Snake River confluence, over-appropriated. Check out the video on DWR's YouTube channel here.
The new office location is now 1541 Oxbow Drive, Suite 1625 Montrose, CO 81401.
The Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions is looking for applicants for the Board of Examiners of Water Well Construction and Pump Installation Contractors to fill a term expiring June 30, 2021. This term would begin July 1, 2021 and end June 30, 2025. The candidate must be a well construction or pump installation contractor with a minimum of ten years' experience in the well construction or pump installation business preceding their appointment.
This Memo provides information and resources related to water supply, wells and water hauling, measurement, dam safety, erosion, sedimentation control, flooding, and potential funding sources for water users and property owners impacted by wildland fire.