Restoring flows to Colorado’s rivers in need

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RiverBank 2022

Tickets are now on sale for RiverBank, Colorado Water Trust’s party of the year – September 13, 2022 – Denver Botanic Gardens

From 2001 through 2021, the Water Trust has helped to restore approximately

billion gallons


of water to 588.7 miles of streams and rivers in Colorado.

Latest News

From the Field: Willow Creek Update

Our project on Willow Creek was the first use of a Water Conservation Program created under Senate Bill 13-19. It conserves flows and protects the fishery in Willow Creek and the Colorado River by ceasing diversions at two irrigation ditches during certain low flow conditions.

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Colorado Water Trust boosting flows in the Upper Yampa River

On July 19th, Colorado Water Trust completed a request for 1,000 acre-feet of water for the Yampa. This project, in partnership with the Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District (UYWCD), began releases last Thursday, July 21st and aims to support the Yampa River, the fish and wildlife that depend on it, as well as the recreational uses on the river.

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