HB20-1095 Water Conservation Bill Fact Sheet

APA Colorado wants your assistance in supporting Water Conservation Legislation HB20-1095
Bill Summary: HB20-1095 authorizes a local government master plan to include goals specified in the state water plan and to include policies that condition development approvals on implementation of those goals.


Water Master Plan: An Element of County Master Plan

El Paso County has developed a Water Master Plan (WMP) that serves as an element of their overall Master Plan and it will be utilized to evaluate development proposals as the county experiences significant growth.

Water-wise Community Development: Growing water smart across Colorado

Water is essential to our survival, and to the sustainability of our communities’ economic, social, and ecological health. In an era where climate impacts and growth are straining already limited water supplies, planning for water is critical. The Colorado Water Plan estimates that the state’s municipal and industrial users could experience a gap between water supply and demand of as much as 750,000 acre-feet by 2050, which could impact over 1 million Coloradans. Planners must play a role in ensuring that water is available for future generations.


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