March 17, 2023

Water problems persist in Colorado, lead to uncertainty

WestWater’s Brett Bovee and Adam Jokerst reflect on the challenges facing Colorado and other Western U.S. states in the latest issue of the Colorado Real Estate Journal.

While there are a multitude of water challenges facing Colorado and other Western U.S. states, a few issues have grabbed headlines and risen to the top of the priority list for political leaders, water managers and land developers. These challenges include:

  • The Colorado River Basin is in crisis
  • New infrastructure is critical but hard to complete
  • Water cost is a significant hurdle for new development
  • Allow developers to bring cash for water service
  • Don’t litigate the Colorado Basin crisis
  • Agricultural rights are a resource for growth

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