Restoring flows to Colorado’s rivers in need

Announcing myRiver Balance!

Balance your annual water use with myRiver Balance!

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

Exciting Changes at the Water Trust

Welcome to a new Water Trust: re-engaged with the communities we work in and more impactful across the board. We are the pre-eminent environmental water transactions expert in Colorado, committed to a future where water is used efficiently and shared with low transactional cost or friction, allowing rivers and streams to flow more strongly. It is a future that climate change has forced our state to embrace, and we will lead the way.

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A special announcement from Colorado Water Trust

Anne Castle, who has served as the Colorado Water Trust Board President since 2020, has been appointed by President Biden to serve as the Federal Commissioner of the Upper Colorado River Commission. The work ahead will demand her full attention and energy, and, as such, she will resign as President of the Colorado Water Trust Board.

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