2019 Articles

Save the Date: December 11-13, 2019

Back Row Left to Right: James Eklund (CO), John D’Antonio (NM), Pat Tyrell (WY), Eric Melis (UT), Tom Buschatzke (AZ), Peter Nelson (CA), John Entsminger (NV), Front Row: Brenda Burman (US), and from DOI – Assistant Secretary of Water and Science Tim Petty

The Annual Colorado River Water Users Association Convention in Las Vegas. We will be posting the agenda and speaker list soon, as the committees are already hard at work lining up the program.

So much has happened over the past few months in the Colorado River Basin. At the top of the list was the Drought Contingency plans for the Lower and the Upper Basins which was a triumph of collaboration in the basin from stem to stern. Now the seven basin states have turned their attention to re-negotiating the 2007 shortage sharing guidelines with Reclamation under the new reality of a drier climate and less water in the Colorado River.