Colorado

The large Latino population in Colorado relies on the Colorado River for drinking water, jobs, outdoor recreation and crop irrigation.

Governor Hickenlooper is overseeing the formulation of a new plan for managing the water in the Colorado and other rivers in our state. Nuestro Río is working to ensure the Latino voice is heard as the plan develops and that it includes the conservation measures that will protect our drinking water and our state's most beautiful places.



Regional Water Caucus Members
in Colorado

State Senator Leroy Garcia

State Senator Minority Leader
Lucia Guzmán

Denver City Councilwoman - At Large
Deborah Ortega

Denver City Councilman Paul Lopez

State Representative Joe Salazar

Full List of Regional Water Caucus Members


Paul Lopez, City Councilman, Denver
"As a child growing up on the Westside of Denver, I never had an opportunity to experience the...

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Deborah Ortega, City Councilwoman, Denver
"We’ve got a precious resource in the Colorado River and we need to help people all over Colorado, including the...

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