The Growing Water Smart Workshop has trained and helped leaders from communities serving 55% of Colorado’s residents craft action plans to integrate water and land use planning.

Their actions will help attain the goals of Colorado’s Water Plan to close an annual supply gap of between 250,000 and 750,000 acre feet/year and have 75% of Colorado residents living in communities that have incorporated water saving actions into land use planning. Many communities use our Follow up Technical Assistance to help implement their action plans.


Growing Water Smart Communities

Opportunities for Growing Water Smart Communities

Follow-Up Technical Assistance Funding

All past workshop participants are encouraged to apply for action plan implementation and support.

Application Period is Closed

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Metrics Pilot Program

Track progress towards your goals and water-saving impacts of integrated land and water activities.

Application Deadline: May 7th, 2021

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Growing Water Smart Workshop

Form a team to attend the next Growing Water Smart Workshop!

When: May 20, 25, and 27, 2021
Where: Online Workshop

Application Period is Closed

Additional workshops are coming in 2022!

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Featured Resources


How Water Smart are We? How to Conduct a Self-Assessment
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Where to Start? 5 Approaches to Integrate Water and Land Use Planning
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How to Talk about Climate Change and Resilience to Build Community Support. (Yes! It is possible!)
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