Colorado: State of the State

Governor Hickenlooper’s State of the State speech on Jan. 14 touched on many issues of interest to those of us in the real estate industry. The Governor asked for legislation to fund water projects included in the Colorado Water Plan. He also said we must invest in transportation to ease congestion and increase mobility, specificallyContinue reading “Colorado: State of the State”

Draft Water Plan Unveiled

The Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) presented its draft Colorado Water Plan to Gov. Hickenlooper on Dec. 10. In the draft, the CWCB says there is widespread consensus among the various water basins that water conservation, alternative methods of using agricultural water that will not result in the permanent dry-up of farmland, and more efficientContinue reading “Draft Water Plan Unveiled”

How Can the South Platte Basin Meet Future Water Needs?

A plan to address the predicted future water supply deficit in Northern Colorado calls for reuse of water among other recommendations. Northern Colorado is part of the South Platte Basin. A group of state House and Senate lawmakers and members of the public met to discuss the South Platte Basin’s Water Plan, which will beContinue reading “How Can the South Platte Basin Meet Future Water Needs?”