Colorado Water Initiatives Pulled

The supporters of three ballot measures that would dramatically change Colorado water law have removed the initiatives from consideration, most likely because they were unable to get the signatures required to put the initiatives on the November ballot. This is good news for REALTORS®. Water rights are a fundamental REALTOR® issue. The Colorado Association ofContinue reading “Colorado Water Initiatives Pulled”

Ballot Initiatives would Overturn Colorado Water Law

Proponents of two radical ballot measures are gathering signatures to put them on the November ballot. Initiatives 3 and 45 would change the Colorado constitution to give the public a superior interest in Colorado’s water, trumping private water rights. The measures seek to supplant constitutional provisions that form the basis for Colorado’s prior appropriation doctrineContinue reading “Ballot Initiatives would Overturn Colorado Water Law”