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Past Event

The Colorado River Forum

Henderson, NV

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: 

  • Consequences and impacts of the Department of Interior Tier 2 shortage designation and mandated water cuts.
  • Updates from Irrigation Districts and Water Managers across the Basin on approaches deployed to adapt to water cuts and manage demand with limited supply
  • Transboundary water conditions and impacts in Sonora and Baja California
  • Status of Domestic and International Colorado River Governance negotiations


Tuesday October 18th, 2022