Click below to listen to our podcast posted on March 24th, 2021.
Even under the best of circumstances, there are so many demands on water and in the arid Western states, the demands are heightened. That is the case in Colorado, where an exploding population, increased demand, and climate change make its current statewide water trajectory unsustainable. That is why state leaders decided to develop a plan to meet future water needs. But once that plan was adopted, there were still funding gaps that needed to be filled to ensure the viability of the plan. A coalition of diverse leaders came together to initiate a public engagement campaign to help secure funding for the water plan and set a standard for solving complex disagreements through collaboration.
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