CMU Water Course Part III: Colorado River Drought Contingency Planning 

Colorado Mesa University
February 25th, 2019
Grand Junction, CO

Join Colorado Mesa University for the last of this 3-evening seminar series on water in our region!

  • February 25: Colorado River Drought Contingency Planning 
    • Why Plan? Takeaways from the Colorado River Risk Study - John Carron, Founder and Principal, Hydros Consulting
    • Overview of the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan - Karen Kwon, First Assistant Attorney General to the Federal & Interstate Water Unit, Colorado Attorney General's Office (invited)
    • Boosting Supply through Cloud Seeding and Phreatophyte Control - Dave Kanzer, Deputy Chief Engineer, Colorado River District
    • Drought Operations at Colorado River Storage Project Reservoirs - Speaker TBA
    • Reducing Use through Demand Management:
      • Colorado Water Conservation Board Approach - Brent Newman, Section Chief, 
        Interstate, Federal, and Water Information Section, Colorado Water Conservation Board
      • Grand Valley Benefits, Risks & Opportunities - Mark Harris, General Manager, Grand Valley Water Users Association


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Cost - $45/ series or $20/ session (free for K-12 teachers and CMU students, faculty & staff; discounts for Hutchins Water Center donors; scholarships available - contact

Registration covers all materials + a light dinner.  

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