Workshop covers ‘water law in a nutshell’ |

Workshop covers ‘water law in a nutshell’

The Middle Park Conservation District is hosting another water law seminar on “Water Law in a Nutshell.”

The seminar is an all day event from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The presenter is Aaron Clay, Attorney of Law and former Water Referee for the Colorado Water Court, Division 4. The seminar will include discussions on appropriation, perfection, use, abandonment and enforcement of various types of water rights and ditch rights. Further discussion may also include special rules for groundwater, public rights in appropriated water, and federal/interstate compacts.

The cost of the seminar is $50, which includes lunch. All members of the public are invited to attend, including landowners, realtors, water commissioners and anyone else interested in water law. Continuing education credits may be available. At least 20 individuals need to sign up. For more information, all the Middle Park Conservation District at 970-724-3456 or email

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