Coloradans are not strangers to these intensifying conditions or their consequences. Intensifying conditions, including record-breaking heat waves, drought, wildfires, and more, directly impact Denver and other Front Range communities, and the trans-basin water supply systems that are critical to meeting their water requirements. Moreover, the threat of increasingly variable and extreme weather events has led to concerns about the potential for catastrophic flooding.
At the same time, the recreational, aesthetic, and environmental benefits afforded by Denver’s urban waterways are increasingly recognized and valued.
Tackling these issues will require new thinking, new strategies, and a unified approach via inter-organizational collaboration.
Read more about efforts and strategies being put into motion to combat current and future challenges in Rocky Mountain Water..