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Colorado River Compact: Past & Present

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for this free event at the museum exploring the Colorado River Compact.  Free refreshments will be provided, and donations are appreciated if you are able to make a contribution to the Crested Butte Museum.  Topics will include:

  • Water and the West
  • Western States Water Fights
  • Supreme Court decides Western water fights: Kansas v. Colorado, 1901-07 and Wyoming v. Colorado, 1911-22.
  • Delph Carpenter – Colorado Water Lawyer Extraordinaire
  • Colorado River Compact of 1922
  • Compact Controversies
  • Upper Colorado River Storage Act, 1956 Creates 6 Dams in Upper Colorado River Basin
  • Dire Situation of Water in Colorado and the West Today


November 14
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


331 Elk Ave
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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