Getches-Wilkinson Center Staff Attend 2023 CRWUA Annual Conference

Dec. 22, 2023

The Getches-Wilkinson Center, led by director, Chris Winter, took the entire staff to CRWUA this year to participate in hard hitting conversations about the future management of the Colorado River. As we get closer to 2026, negotiations and compromise will become the focus of creating sustainable water management in the...

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2024 GWC Conference on the Colorado River

Nov. 16, 2023

The Getches-Wilkinson Center and Water & Tribes Initiative will be co-convening the 2024 Conference on the Colorado River on Thurs, June 6th and Fri, June 7th at the Wolf Law Building in Boulder, CO. Next Chapters on the Colorado River: Short-Term Coping, Post-2026 Operations, and Beyond For many years, full...

Water Image

42nd Annual Colorado Law Conference on Natural Resources

June 25, 2022

Thursday, June 16 and Friday, June 17 2026 May Be Too Late: Hard Conversations About Really Complicated Issues There is no debate – demands for water across the Colorado River Basin exceed the shrinking supply. Chronic drought, record heat, increasing winds and aridity, as well as rampant wildfires are diminishing...


New Report: The Value of Water in the Colorado River Basin

June 7, 2021

The Value of Water in the Colorado River Basin provides a snapshot of highly varied water values throughout each of the basin states.

Colorado River

Colorado River Information Portal

June 7, 2021

Several organizations have compiled information useful to researchers, water users, and other parties interested in the past, present, and future of the Colorado River. Rather than recompiling this wealth of assembled data, this page is intended as a portal to direct interested parties to existing compilations. Resources are organized in...

Lake Mead

The Bathtub Ring Report Released

April 1, 2015

The Bathtub Ring examines impacts to water deliveries, hydropower generation, recreation, and the environment as Lake Mead declines to the shortage levels of 1075', 1050', 1025', and 1000'.