Colorado Water Congress.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Colorado Water Congress was established in 1958 to provide information about water-related issues affecting Colorado and the West. The organization's newsletters offer a broad overview of Colorado water debates and policy issues, as well as columns and commentary from some of the state's leading water experts. Materials include newsletters, VHS tapes, and conference materials. A portion of the collection is digitized and ...
Dates: 1958-1970, 1982-2020
Abstract Richard D. "Dick" MacRavey (1931-2011) served the Colorado Water Congress for 26 years, after becoming the organization's executive director in 1979. He greatly influenced state water politics throughout his career, championing certain initiatives while working to defeat those with which he disagreed. MacRavey was involved in legislation affecting a range of Colorado water issues, including water quality, storage, administration, and municipal supply. This collection consists of...
Abstract Tom Pitts worked with local, state, and federal organizations to find solutions for water usage and environmental regulatory issues. His efforts on endangered species issues resulted in multiple long-term programs benefiting both water users and endangered fish in river basins within and beyond Colorado. The collection thoroughly documents Pitts' work on the Colorado Water Congress Special Project on Threatened and Endangered Species, including work specific to the four endangered fish...
Dates: 1974-2014; Majority of material found within 1984-2000
- Videotapes. 2
- Water -- Law and legislation. 2
- Water resources development -- Colorado. 2
- Water-supply -- Government policy -- Colorado. 2
- Artifacts. 1
- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 1
- Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
- Colorado. 1
- Compact discs. 1
- Endangered species. 1
- Environmental law. 1
- Fish populations. 1
- Nebraska. 1
- New Mexico. 1
- North Platte River. 1
- Photographs. 1
- Platte River (Neb.) 1
- Rare fishes. 1
- Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 1
- San Juan River (Colo.-Utah) 1
- San Juan River Watershed (Colo.-Utah) 1
- South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 1
- Utah. 1
- Wildlife habitat improvement. 1
- Wyoming. 1 + ∧ less