Latest News – May 5
Water Where? Program Addresses Drought Impact
The Lake County Watershed Advisory Council (WAC) will be presenting Water Where?? (Drought Impacts and Water Conservation) next Wednesday May 8 in the KW Room of the Climax Leadership Building, Colorado Mountain College.
The workshop is centered around impacts of drought on Lake County and the region. Five speakers from around Colorado will be giving presentations. Nolan Doeskin, Colorado’s Climatologist, will be addressing the question “What’s with this weather? This presentation will focus on current climatologically conditions, and what we might expect in the year ahead.
Perry Cabot from the CSU Water Faculty, will be presenting: An analysis of current water supply and demand in Colorado’s Arkansas River Basin. On the local front, Greg Teter, Manager of the Parkville Water District will be discussing how the drought is affecting our local water supply, and what can we expect if the current drought continues. Kara Lamb with the Bureau of Land Management will tackle the how the drought could affect recreation on local lakes and streams. And finally, Lyle Whitney, a Senior Water Conservation Specialist with the City of Aurora will be presenting “What measures can individuals in Lake County take to conserve this precious resource?”
The evening will open with a reception with refreshments at 6 p.m. and the programs are scheduled from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
The Lake County Watershed Advisory Council is excited to provide the community with information about the current drought and the affects to Lake County and water conservation measures.