Perry E. Cabot, PhD.

Research Scientist and Extension Specialist

Colorado Water Center

Research and Extension Leader

Western Colorado Research Center

Fields of Expertise

Agriculture, Energy, Hydrology

Areas of Interest

Agricultural Water Management and Irrigation, Farm waste management, Low Impact Development, Water Quality and Non-point Source Pollution


Dr. Cabot received his Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering and Land Resources from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University. His research program focuses on innovative irrigation technologies, sustainable water resources management and crop consumptive use evaluation. He is the water resources specialist for CSU Extension and the Colorado Water Center in the Western Region of the state. He also leads the research and extension mission of the WCRC-Fruita in its role as the western CSU campus unit focused on water resources, integrated cropping systems and climate-smart agriculture