What’s New

Accepting Applications: 2021-2022 John Fetcher Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District Scholarship

Yampa river

We are now accepting applications from undergraduate students and master’s candidates at any Colorado institution for scholarships up to $2,000.

Deficit irrigation drives maize root distribution and soil microbial communities with implications for soil carbon dynamics

Nora Flynn collecting field data.

New publication studies impacts of deficit irrigation on root and soil properties. CoWC Agricultural Water Specialist, Nora Flynn, and researchers from CSU and USDA examined how water stress on corn crops alters root growth, soil microbiomes, soil aggregations, and carbon concentrations.

Congratulations to the 2021 – 2022 CSU Competitive Grant Program Awardees!

Camille Stevens-Rumann, left, a forestry researcher at Colorado State University, graduate assistant Zoe Schapira , and Field Technician Zane Dickson-Hunt gather data amid the burn scar of the 2018 Spring Fire June 11, 2019 near La Veta, Colo. (Mike Sweeney, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Our five awarded projects confront the cutting-edge of water science, seek to define ethics of rivers, and are reaching underserved populations.

Colorado Water Newsletter
December 2020

2019-2020 Project Reports

Research projects at CSU are featured in the latest issue of Colorado Water. We highlight reports from our CSU Competitive Grant Program, post-fire watershed assessments, analysis from the Colorado Climate Center on the 2020 drought, and more.