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2024 Summer Conference

Join us for an exploration of pressing issues facing the water industry against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains at the stunning Cheyenne Mountain Resort.

Our conference offers a diverse array of topics, from legislative updates shaping water policy to discussions on wildlife conservation and management. Dive deep into the complexities of the Colorado River Basin, exploring its ecological significance, management challenges, and the interplay between communities and water resources in the hydro-social context.

Engage with experts, policymakers, and stakeholders as we seek innovative solutions to safeguard our precious water resources for future generations. Whether you're passionate about environmental conservation, water law, or sustainable development, this conference offers valuable insights and networking opportunities in a stunning natural setting.

Come join us at the Colorado Water Congress Summer Conference and be part of the conversation driving positive change for our water future.

Registration for the Conference, Exhibitor Space, and Sponsor Opportunities are available now.

Wayne N. Aspinall Award Nominations Accepted Through August 31!

The Colorado Water Congress presents the prestigious Wayne N. Aspinall “Water Leader of the Year” Award annually to an individual Coloradan who has long demonstrated courage, dedication, knowledge and strong leadership in the development, protection and preservation of Colorado water.

Honorees reflect those attributes so clearly possessed by the award’s namesake, Wayne N. Aspinall. The late Mr. Aspinall, a lawyer and former longtime member of the U. S. House of Representatives, remains one of the most influential water leaders in Colorado history.

Women in Water Scholarship Fund

The Women in Water Scholarship Fund encourages young women to pursue fulfilling careers developing, managing and conserving water. This annual scholarship has been increased to $7,500 annually by the WIW Board of Directors. It is awarded to a woman pursuing an undergraduate degree in preparation for a career in any element of water resources, including water law, communications, community and government relations, or engineering.

Who We Are

The Colorado Water Congress is a unifying membership association of Colorado’s water community established to provide opportunities for Colorado water professionals to use, improve and enhance their knowledge, talents, skills, and energies to discuss and address the many and varied challenges associated with the best management of the State’s water resources.

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Colorado Water Congress is the

of Colorado's Water Community

Through member forums and committees, the Colorado Water Congress provides strong leadership and thoughtful action to serve Colorado’s needs to manage, protect, conserve, and develop our most valuable natural resource. We host year-round events ranging in size from the state’s preeminent water industry convention to more intimate local events. All our events engender collaboration, networking, and professional development.

The Colorado Water Congress serves as the leading voice of our state’s water community, shaping beneficial regulations and legislation. As a membership and advocacy organization, we provide an open forum for members to share information, form positions, and provide leadership on key water resource issues for the state’s water community. Directed by the work of our Committees, the Colorado Water Congress advocates on behalf of our members to state and national policy makers.

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2024 Summer Conference

The high-energy Summer Conference is packed with great topical content. It's a don't miss event for those who wish to stay informed about water issues in Colorado while engaging in numerous professional development activities.

August 20 - 22, 2024
Cheyenne Mountain Resort
3225 Broadmoor Valley Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

2025 Annual Convention

Attendees will convene for collaboration on the important water issues of the day. It will be loaded with great topical content presented by the foremost leaders and technical experts in water, government, law, education and science fields.

January 29 - 31, 2025
Aurora-Denver Conference Center
13200 E 14th Place

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