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POND Committee

The Colorado Water Congress POND (Professional, Outreach, Networking and Development) Committee facilitates the connection of water professionals of all ages and experience through industry outreach, networking opportunities and career development. It's an avenue for members to collaborate and get actively involved in the water community.

Whether new to the water community or an industry veteran, participation provides:

  • Career advancement
  • Professional growth
  • Leadership development
  • Mentor & Mentee opportunities

What We Do: POND plans get-togethers for the CWC Annual Convention and Summer Conference, as well as speaking engagements and networking opportunities throughout the year.

Anyone can join the POND Committee. Water Congress membership is not required. The POND committee is comprised of individuals from a wide variety of water-related organizations and professions.  CWC encourages all ages to consider participation.

POND 2024 Sponsorship Opportunities

2024 Annual Sponsor - $900

Annual Sponsor: Logo displayed at all POND events

2024 Winter/Summer Sponsor - $750

Winter/Summer Sponsor: Logo displayed at Annual Convention and Summer Conference

2024 Summer Conference Sponsor - $500

Summer Conference: Logo displayed at Summer Conference

Upcoming POND Committee Meetings

Our next meeting will be on June 12 at 1 pm via Zoom.

The plan is to have a monthly meeting on the second Wednesday of each month at 1 pm.

Do you have any questions or need the details to join a POND meeting? Contact POND.


MEMBERS: You can join the POND Committee through the member info hub by selecting My Info (blue box on the left) and then clicking the + symbol next to Lists/Committees. Scroll to POND Committee, check the box to the left, and click the Done button at the bottom to save. You can find the Member Info Hub by clicking Member Login from the menu at the top or HERE. The Member Info Hub is only available to current Water Congress Members.

Networking Events

POND Tour of Coors Water Infrastructure and Happy Hour

Join POND on a tour of Coors Water Infrastructure with a free happy hour provided by Coors. We will do 2 hours of touring Clear Creek and Coors Brewing infrastructure with Neal Santangelo, followed by a Coors hosted happy hour at Bills Bar in the Coors Factory.

Once the registration limit of 15 has been met, there will be a waitlist you can sign up for through the registration portal. We will notify you if a space opens up and move you from the waitlist to the registration list.

When: 1-5 pm on Wednesday, June 19th

Location: Clear Creek and Coors Brewing infrastructure

Address: 502 14th St, Golden, 80401

Please contact Stephen Foster for any POND-related questions.

Thank you 2022-24 Annual POND Sponsors!

  • AE2S
  • ​BBA Water Consultants, Inc.
  • CDM Smith
  • Colorado Springs Utilities
  • ERO Resources Corporation
  • Hamre, Rodriguez, Ostrander & Dingess, P.C.
  • Hill & Robbins, P.C.
  • ​​​Holland & Hart, LLP
  • LRE Water
  • Martin and Wood Water Consultants, Inc.
  • Molson Coors Beverage Company
  • Stantec


Stephen Foster
Wilson Water Group

Jake Kunugi
​Brown and Caldwell

Chris Wolff

CWC POND Representatives
Penny Pfeiff