CWCB: Drafting Phase for Colorado Water Plan Update Begins & Upcoming Basin Roundtable Schedule

During the July Colorado Water Conservation Board Meeting, the Colorado Water Plan transitioned from its scoping phase (which included several months of collecting stakeholder and public feedback) to the drafting phase. While reviewing and considering public input to date, staff will begin the drafting process of the Colorado Water Plan version two, with the goal of releasing the updated draft for public comment in June 2022. Follow along on

Additionally, Basin Roundtables will release drafts of Basin Implementation Plans for public comment from October 13 through November 15. Basin Implementation Plans are set to be finalized in January 2022.

Upcoming Basin Roundtable Schedule:

Please visit the CWCB Public Calendar for updates. Meetings listed in Mountain Standard Time.

Rio Grande Basin Roundtable (Virtual)
Tuesday, August 10 / 2:00pm – 5:00pm / Details

South Platte Basin Roundtable (Virtual)
Tuesday, August 10 / 4:00pm – 7:00pm / Details

Arkansas Basin Roundtable (Virtual)
Wednesday, August 11 / 12:30pm – 3:00pm / Details

Metro Roundtable (Virtual)
Thursday, August 12 / 4:00pm – 6:00pm / Details

North Platte Basin Roundtable (Virtual)
Tuesday, August 17 / 7:00pm – 9:00pm / Details

Demand Management Board Workshop (Virtual)
Wednesday, August 18 / 12:00pm – 5:00pm / Details

Yampa-White-Green Basin Roundtable (Virtual)
Wednesday, September 8 / 6:00pm – 9:00pm / Details

Rio Grande Basin Roundtable (Virtual)
Tuesday, September 14 / 2:00pm – 5:00pm / Details

South Platte Basin Roundtable (Virtual)
Tuesday, September 14 / 4:00pm – 7:00pm / Details 

Colorado Water Conservation Board Meeting (Hybrid virtual & in-person)
Wednesday, September 15 & Thursday, September 16 / Details to come

Gunnison Basin Roundtable (Virtual)
Monday, September 20 / 4:00pm – 7:00pm / Details

Colorado Basin Roundtable (Virtual)
Monday, September 27 / 12:00pm – 4:00pm / Details

Equity in Water Workshop
Thursday, September 30 (time to be determined) / Details
This conference will be open to the public and will follow a hybrid format to allow for greater public accessibility in tandem with changing COVID protocols.

The Colorado Water Conservation Board mission is to conserve, develop, protect and manage Colorado’s water for present and future generations. Learn more online at

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Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.

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