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The Interconnectedness of Water

How planning can create a wave of progress throughout our community

Thursday May 23, 2019
Shupe Homestead
119631 N. 61st St.
Longmont

Agenda

9:00 a.m. Registration Coffee/Pastries
9:30 a.m. Welcome and Comments

Dennis Yanchunas
President, St. Vrain and Left Hand Water Conservancy District

9:40 a.m. Introductions and Overview

Sean Cronin
Executive Director, St. Vrain and Left Hand Water Conservancy District

9:45 a.m. St. Vrain/Left Hand Creek – Stream Management Plan

Sean Cronin
Executive Director, St. Vrain and Left Hand Water Conservancy District

10:20 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. The Interconnectedness of Water

Brad Wind
General Manager, Northern Water

10:50 a.m. Colorado River – Drought Contingency Planning and Demand Management Feasibility

Brent Newman
Interstate, Federal & Water Section Chief, Colorado Water Conservation Board

11:10 a.m. Break
11:20 a.m. The Economics of Drying Up Agriculture

Dr. Rebecca Hill
Research Scientist, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

11:40 a.m. Growing Demands on Ag Water Demonstrate the Need for Ag/Urban Water Dialogue

Zack Thode
Manager, Roberts Ranch

12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Water, Agriculture and the Next Generation

Kate Greenberg
Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture

2:00 p.m. Adjourn