What’s an Augmentation Plan?

14 Oct 2014  |  Episode #33  |  with Dave Nettles of the Colorado Division of Water Resources

Dave Nettles, the Division Engineer with the Colorado Division of Water Resources’ Water Division One, provides a background on Colorado water law and why augmentation plans are needed. He outlines how an augmentation plans are created, what the issues are, models used to predict future groundwater flows, and how augmentation plans are implemented. Dave also discusses the latest developments in augmentation plans, as well as the impact these plans have had on the water industry.