The state of Colorado is growing quickly, and that means planners and developers will have to actively implement more efficient water infrastructure.
"If population projections for Colorado and the region are on target, water supplies could be a critical issue by mid-century," according to an article by Josephine Peterson.
Organizations like the Colorado Water and Growth Dialogue at the Keystone Policy Center are responding to these pressures by pushing for local communities to make planning and development changes that do a better job of managing water waste. Other advocacy examples cited by Peterson include the state demographer's office, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Cortez), and the Colorado Water Conservation Board. Each are taking different approaches to the challenge of maintaining healthy water supplies for a growing population.
Throughout the article, the onus is put on planners to take a leadership role in ensuring water security for the future.
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