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2019 Water Fluency Program

The WEco Water Fluency program is a professional development course for non-water professionals. Developing tools for navigating water management and policy issues, Water Fluency graduates take the language of water into their fields to lead with new confidence.

The Water Fluency format

Water Fluency is made up of four in-person classroom days, water-focused site visits, online discussions, and homework between classroom days. Class size is limited to 35 participants, who represent a range of sectors and perspectives.

Curriculum covers statewide water topics blended with local issues, so people from all over Colorado will benefit from the content.

2019 SCHEDULE: The 2019 program will be held in the Denver metro area *Participants are required to attend all 4 program days

July 22 & 23: Thornton
August 28: Aurora
September 24:  Littleton

Topics covered

  • Colorado’s water resources: the role of water in society, the economic value of water, ties to public policy, emerging issues
  • Legal and institutional frameworks: water law and administration, project planning and approval, interbasin projects and agreements)
  • Water resource management: watershed health, environmental protection, water quality, natural disasters
  • Colorado water for the future: assessing supply and meeting demand, ecosystem values, conservation and land use, alignment of resources and policies

Tuition: The cost of the Water Fluency program is $1,350, which includes all materials and resources—four days of classroom sessions, access to online content, staff support, lunch/beverages/snacks during all sessions and exclusive tours.

Scholarships: Special District Association of Colorado (SDA) members are eligible for a 75 percent scholarship. Local organizations also underwrite a limited number of general scholarships in varying amounts.

When
July 22nd, 2019 8:00 AM   through   September 24th, 2019 4:00 PM
Program Fee
Tuition less 75% scholarship $ 337.50

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