GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) – The Water Center at Colorado Mesa University is hosting the annual State of the Rivers meeting with the Colorado River District on Monday, May 13. This free public meeting will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the University Ballroom.
The meeting will open with a presentation by Erik Knight of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation on the current water supply. Following the presentation will be a discussion about the climate outlook and forecast. A panel of local water providers will then discuss what the water supply and forecast conditions will mean for users.
Colorado River District General Manager Eric Kuhn will give a presentation on the implications for Western Slope water users. Colorado River District Deputy Manager Dan Birch will then discuss one of the management strategies that may help respond to the challenges described in the study.
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