Northern Water Events

Annual Event Opportunities

Northern Water Director of Operations Jerry Gibbens moderating a panel discussion between some Northern Water Board of Directors at Spring Water Users 2022.

Spring Water Symposium 

April 2, 2024, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Embassy Suites, Loveland

Northeastern Colorado water users will hear from multiple speakers about the current snowpack and water storage conditions, anticipated runoff predictions and challenges facing the Colorado River Basin. Additional presentations will explore the impact of PFAS in water supplies, East Troublesome Fire water quality impacts and Airborne Snow Observatories flights. Guests will also hear about the latest updates on the Northern Integrated Supply Project and the Chimney Hollow Reservoir Project. After a discussion of the region’s water outlook, attendees will be encouraged to provide input on Northern Water’s pending 2024 Colorado-Big Thompson Project supplemental quota declaration.

People seated at round tables at Fall Water Symposium 2023

Fall Water Symposium 

Oct. 30, 2024, Embassy Suites, Loveland

Each fall Northern Water hosts a symposium to explore issues affecting Northeastern Colorado water users. In fall 2023, attendees heard from multiple speakers including presentations on preserving the region’s water supply, the unbreakable nexus between cows and water, and remarks by Amy Parsons, the new president of Colorado State University. A panel of experts spoke on the ongoing Colorado River challenges, and attendees also heard updates on the Colorado River Connectivity Channel and the Chimney Hollow Reservoir Project. 

Registration will open in September 2024. 

Guests seated in rows at Water Efficiency Stakeholder meeting

Water Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting

April 23, 2024, Northern Water

Northern Water hosts an annual Water Efficiency Stakeholder meeting to showcase our previous year program results, new program offerings and help us shape future water efficiency services. The program will feature updates on our regional messaging initiative, the Conservation Gardens and Campus, commercial and industrial water management, training options, new tools and collaborations to manage and create sustainable landscapes, and discuss how we can chart a new landscape water ethic together.

Water Efficiency Stakeholders meeting

Water Quality Stakeholder Meeting

Northern Water hosts an annual Water Quality Stakeholders meeting to provide timely updates related to current initiatives, as well as presentations from our collaboration partners. This meeting is open by invite only. 

Guests attending the Conservation Gardens Fair

Conservation Gardens Fair 

Started in 2011, the annual Conservation Gardens Fair allows the public to tour Northern Water’s award-winning gardens while simultaneously attending a free family-friendly event. Our Berthoud campus includes a 2.5-acre conservation garden where staff conducts plant, turf and irrigation studies, as well as educates the public about best practices for water efficient landscaping. This annual event includes how-to seminars, irrigation demonstrations, expert landscaping advice and fun activities designed just for kids. 

As our Conservation Gardens and Water Efficiency program have gained visibility, this event grows in popularity every year. Not only can the public connect with industry professionals for information and advice, but our partners find this event quite valuable for sharing their program details.  

For more information, please contact Lyndsey Lucia