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Task Force On High-altitude Water Storage

Concerning a task force to study the feasibility of high-altitude water storage in Colorado.
2023 Regular Session
Bill Summary

Water Resources and Agriculture Review Committee. The bill creates a task force to study the feasibility of implementing water storage in the form of snow in high-altitude areas of the state (task force). The task force must submit a report to the water resources and agriculture review committee on or before June 1, 2024, which report:

  • Describes the feasibility of implementing high-altitude water storage in Colorado;
  • Describes findings and recommendations regarding issues considered by the task force; and
  • Describes any legislative proposals associated with the implementation of high-altitude water storage in Colorado, including identification of any state agencies that will be responsible for implementing legislative directives and identification of funding sources.

The task force is repealed, effective December 1, 2024.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. B. McLachlan
Sen. J. Bridges, Sen. C. Simpson



The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details