2019 South Platte Basin Tour

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Jump on the bus for our two-day Annual River Basin Tour. This year we will visit the lower South Platte Basin June 17-18. 

Our tours are capped at 50 and frequently sell out. Reserve your spot today!

Check out the draft itinerary here. We'll visit and learn at these sites and more: 

Quail Ridge Dairy, Pawnee Station Power Plant, Riverside Park, 70 Ranch Reservoir, Groundwater Recharge Projects, North Sterling Reservoir, Sterling Drinking Water Plant, Tamarack.

Sponsorship opportunities are available! Learn more here

Tour topics will include: 

South Platte Basin Implementation Plan progress and priorities, Republican River Compact compliance, collaborative water storage and exchanges to meet an anticipated supply gap, alternative water transfers (ATMs), the agricultural economy, energy development, water quality, endangered species recovery and much more.

Cost and inclusions:

Cost: $280 member / $325 non-member before May 17. After May 17, $315 member/$360 non-member

This two-day tour includes lunches both days and dinner on June 17. We are unable to offer one-day registrations at this time.


The tour will begin and end in Sterling. The meeting time will be 7:30 am on Monday, June 17, and the tour will conclude at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, June 18. Our tour bus will take you to and from the starting point each day. Participants are responsible for their own accommodations.


We have arranged a discounted room block at the Holiday Inn and Suites in Sterling, where the tour begins and ends, for your convenience. Rooms are available for $135.99 or $155.99 per night on the evenings of both June 16 and June 17. To reserve, guests must call the hotel directly at 1-877-424-2449 and reference "WEC" to receive the discounted rate, or reserve your room online

Lodging at the Holiday Inn is not required, and Sterling has other accommodations available.


With thanks to our sponsors:

June 17th, 2019 7:30 AM   through   June 18th, 2019 4:00 PM
1555 E Chestnut St
Sterling, CO 80751
United States

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Tour Fee
WEco member $ 315.00
non-WEco member $ 360.00

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