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Upcoming Event

Colorado River Forum

Phoenix, Arizona

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The annual Colorado River Forum brings together legislators from Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming to review and discuss issues and opportunities related to the Colorado River Basin. At the meeting, members are provided updates on legislative action impacting the region, and progress reports on federal, state, tribal, and local initiatives aimed at protecting fisheries, environment and ecosystems, infrastructure, economies, and people of the Colorado River Basin. Issues of study and discussion this year will include:

  • The Current State of the Colorado River System Hydrology
  • Water Banking 101:
  • Water Use, Re-Use, Recycling, and Conservation in the Desert   
  • Current Status of Post-2026 Operating Guidelines
  • 2026 and Beyond: Key Considerations for Future Governance
  • Irrigated Agriculture in Arizona:  This is How We Do It
  • Tribal Water Right Decisions Impacting the Colorado River

The Colorado River Forum will convene in Phoenix, AZ, to share up-to-date information from around the Basin, engage federal and tribal partnerships on developments impacting the region, and raise the dialogue and understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing western legislators.