There’s nothing worse than being stumped during a dinner conversation while attorneys and professors quarrel over the intricacies of water law. Now, Coloradoans can dive right into those debates, thanks to a new booklet that translates state water law into plain English.
Citizen’s Guide to Colorado Water Law, by the nonprofit
Colorado Foundation for Water Education, provides a clear and
simple overview of the legal and scientific fundamentals of water
in the Centennial state. The booklet includes a history of the
evolution of state water law, lessons in the acquisition and
exchanges of water rights, a breakdown of the agencies that wheel
and deal water — on paper and in rivers — and a
For more information, or to order a copy of the
booklet or a free poster, visit www.cfwe.org or call
Citizen’s Guide to Colorado
Colorado Foundation for Water
33 pages, softcover $7.00, 2003.